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Old 08-14-2006, 07:51 PM   #1
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Small Footprint...little RAM

I got an old clam shell mac given to me. I would like to fiddle with linux, but it is slower then the second coming. Has 8 gig and 32 ram but I can get it up to 64.

Any recommendations?
Old 08-15-2006, 01:27 AM   #2
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busybox <-- base linux system
uclib <-- dynamic libraries (glibc replacement)
kdrive <-- trimmed down x server

Entire Linux system in under 10 MB. A little bit of extra work, but worth the effort if you need a small Linux system.


you can add in whatever apps you want to this, this is just a base Linux system to get yous tarted.

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