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Old 10-07-2017, 05:46 AM   #16
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Smaller does not mean faster, which is what the OP wants. For example an extremely small distro may not include any drivers to optimise performance of graphics cards, drive NICs "natively" etc.
TinyCore will load to ram & uses busybox, so I still think it's worth checking out.
 
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My netinst could be lightweight (it's not but could be (KDE handles things well in my book next I go Xfce or CLI and eg stretch\sid where more works because it's being worked on, )) I have Chrome and their development version as default, with FF and Nightly; between the 4 anyting the web can throw at me works. i7 here too plus script and ad blocking (as always ) is fast as it can be depending on the provider.


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