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Old 01-07-2006, 10:37 AM   #1
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Linux minimal distribution for older pcs

Hello there, Can anyone help me out?

I am searching for a Linux Distribution that is capable of:
* can be installed on older pcs like 486, pentium I, etc;
* minimal installation, the size of the whole system must be at most 200MB;
* no X system, I do not need the graphical interface;
* ssh and http servers;
* easy to install, or at least no hard to configure;
* linux rpm atualization and configuration;

You can contact me at

Well, that's it, thanks for now.
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Old 01-07-2006, 11:03 AM   #2
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You can check
and also
with the rpm based distros been filtered
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What has this to do with LFS?
Old 01-08-2006, 07:48 AM   #4
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debian or slackware
Old 01-16-2006, 05:27 PM   #5
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Sounds to me like the answer is do the base LFS install, then install ssh and apache with the bare minimum required dependencies from BLFS


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