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DSL a.k.a. Damn Small Linux

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DSL a.k.a. Damn Small Linux

This is a very good Operating System. It a Linux distrobution made mainly by John Andrews, Robert Shingledecker, and Robert Lindsay. There are other members, but you can check this out @ DSL is a very versatile 50MB mini desktop oriented Linux distribution.

Damn Small is small enough and smart enough to do the following things:

* Boot from a business card CD as a live linux distribution (LiveCD)
* Boot from a USB pen drive
* Boot from within a host operating system (that's right, it can run *inside* Windows)
* Run very nicely from an IDE Compact Flash drive via a method we call "frugal install"
* Transform into a Debian OS with a traditional hard drive install
* Run light enough to power a 486DX with 16MB of Ram
* Run fully in RAM with as little as 128MB (you will be amazed at how fast your computer can be!)
* Modularly grow -- DSL is highly extendable without the need to customize

It is a very good OS if you would (A)Like to try a new OS, (B)Already like Linux distros and want a portable one, or (C)Want to get RID OF WINDOWS.

So try it @

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I deleted your second post since, for some reason, you posted this twice. Also, please search before posting. DSL and Puppy have been discussed many times. Most forum members are already familiar and many have tried them out.

Sometimes, the impossible can become possible, if you're awesome!

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