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Last Review by fatmac - posted: 10-01-2014 05:51 AM [ Post a Review


Views: 12557

I always come back to this distro. It is the modern 'Damn Small Linux' of the Linux world. It is mainly a very lightweight live web browsing distro for old and new hardware. It uses 'crunchbox' instead of the 'GNU utils', which can cause some problems with some GNU programs, but generally works well. Well worth investigating - but dowload the 'cooking' version, as it is the more upto date version, soon to be release 5.

Rating: 8
Product Details: "4.0" by wsteward - posted: 04-11-2012 - Rating: ****** 6.00

Last Review by fatmac - posted: 10-01-2014 05:39 AM [ Post a Review


Views: 549

Whilst trying this version of FreeBSD, I found it to be a somewhat heavy system, if you have the resources, it is a good BSD desktop system. I had it running on a 3.4ghz i3 with 4gb ram, and a dual 1ghz, 1gb ram system, but found it slow compared to my usual Linux distro. (Perhaps because it uses ZFS.)

Rating: 9
Product Details: "10.0.3" by wsteward - posted: 09-09-2014 - Rating: ********* 9.00

Last Review by fatmac - posted: 10-01-2014 05:24 AM [ Post a Review


Views: 955

Whilst this distro was one of the first lightweight live installable distros, it has become stuck in the past, nothing new since 2012. It still works, but trying to get security updates seems unlikely. I would leave this distro to the history books. There are better more modern lightweight distros out there now, such as SliTaz, which I like.

Rating: 6
Product Details: "4.11" by dpeirce - posted: 08-16-2014 - Rating: ****** 6.00

Last Review by fatmac - posted: 10-01-2014 05:13 AM [ Post a Review


Views: 345

Very good midweight distro with just about everything you could want on a daily basis, uses XFCE desktop to save on resources.

Rating: 10
Product Details: "14.2 "MX"" by wsteward - posted: 07-01-2014 - Rating: ********** 10.00

Last Review by fatmac - posted: 10-01-2014 05:11 AM [ Post a Review


Views: 1944

A very full desktop distro, yet still only takes about 2.5gb of your disk. Works on old and new computers, using very little ram. Excellent forum also.

Rating: 10
Product Details: "13.2" by wsteward - posted: 11-06-2013 - Rating: ********** 10.00

Last Review by fatmac - posted: 10-01-2014 05:06 AM [ Post a Review


Views: 8818

I use 'base' mainly because I need a web browser, music player, and a movie player - all included in the 'base' distro, plus much more, yet only about 1.5gb installation. N.B. The 'base' version has been dropped in 13.2, so this 13.1 is the latest, however, install it and just 'upgrade' to bring it right upto date.

Rating: 10
Product Details: "13.1" by wsteward - posted: 06-21-2013 - Rating: ********** 10.00

Last Review by fatmac - posted: 01-30-2012 10:25 AM [ Post a Review


Views: 18631

Why is this posted as a review, when there isn't one!
Product Details: "Building Embedded Linux Systems" by t3gah - posted: 05-06-2005 - Rating:

Last Review by fatmac - posted: 01-30-2012 10:23 AM [ Post a Review


Views: 14640

Why is this listed as a review, as there isn't one!
Product Details: "Learning the vi Editor, 6th Edition" by t3gah - posted: 05-06-2005 - Rating:

Last Review by fatmac - posted: 09-12-2011 09:12 AM [ Post a Review


Views: 101277

"hopethishelps" isn't really anti Debian, but sometimes the driver you need isn't included on the Official discs, but can be got, (I usually get them from a Knoppix dvd!) Hope THIS Helps......

Rating: 8
Product Details: "6.0" by wsteward - posted: 02-06-2011 - Rating: ********* 8.93

Last Review by fatmac - posted: 09-12-2011 08:47 AM [ Post a Review


Views: 103778

You will constantly refer to this book if you buy it. Definitley value for money.

Rating: 9
Product Details: "LINUX in A Nutshell: A Desktop Quick Reference" by jeremy - posted: 02-06-2004 - Rating: ********* 9.00



  



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