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Old 01-16-2021, 09:09 AM   #1
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Angry Is Dam Small Linux Dead


With great disappointment it would seem that DSL is pretty well dormant,
Tried joining their forum to no avail... zero response from their admin... although there seem to be several visitors on their site?

It is a great little distro ..... what about an update/revamp, last one in 2012!!!!

Cheers, Chris.
 
Old 01-16-2021, 09:52 AM   #2
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According to DistroWatch, it's not just dormant, it's discontinued (they define the difference there).
 
Old 01-16-2021, 01:30 PM   #3
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Might as well

https://alternativeto.net/software/tiny-core-linux/
 
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Old 01-16-2021, 01:40 PM   #4
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Yes, Tiny Core Linux is the successor of Damn Small Linux.

There is a free book Into the Core that you can download to get an understanding of how it all works.
http://tinycorelinux.net/book.html


EDIT: Another small distro you might like is SliTaz - https://www.slitaz.org/en/

Other than those, you might like AntiX - https://antixlinux.com/

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Old 01-25-2021, 07:31 AM   #5
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Taa Fatmac et al.... and will persue TC, maybe someday will pick up the DSl pieces !
 
Old 02-02-2021, 11:39 AM   #6
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Lightbulb following-thru on fatmac..

Quote:
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Yes, Tiny Core Linux is the successor of Damn Small Linux.

There is a free book Into the Core that you can download to get an understanding of how it all works.
http://tinycorelinux.net/book.html


EDIT: Another small distro you might like is SliTaz - https://www.slitaz.org/en/

Other than those, you might like AntiX - https://antixlinux.com/
Besides TC, SliTaz, AntiX as successors to DSL, Puppy Linux is another, non-successor (independently-developed) but popular lower-ended distro - http://puppylinux.com/
Still very much in active development as seen at its DW page https://distrowatch.com/table.php?distribution=puppy as well as last month's release announcement of Puppy "Slacko" 7.0 here and here.

LQ's Puppy Linux Forum is at https://www.linuxquestions.org/questions/puppy-71/

Puppy Linux

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