A "green" distro of Ubuntu?

Richard Owlett rowlett at pcnetinc.com
Sat Jul 2 20:56:10 UTC 2011

Hal Burgiss wrote:
> On Sat, Jul 2, 2011 at 3:45 PM, Richard Owlett<rowlett at pcnetinc.com>  wrote:
>> IIRC Win 3.1 had a competitor ~1979 which ran ontop of MS-DOS.
>> Can't modern *nix do better?
> You seem to be looking for something almost nobody cares about,

*NO* doubt about that --  lol
> and then
> complain about how hard it is to find. The world has moved a long way since
> Win3.1

I'm not so sure about that ;\
>> I can not find it at moment, but I believe Ive seen refetrences to under 10
>> MB Linux distros ? ?? ??? ?????
> I used to use Toms Root Boot disk back in the Win3.1 days. Complete distro
> on a 1.44M floppy, including ssh client, pppd dialer (for dial up), and the
> best editor now or then, vi. Linux to go. Lacked a GUI of course, but its
> still available and with a little effort and cleverness could probably have
> X shoehorned into it (though obviously not still living on a floppy), and
> keep the whole thing under 10Megs. Maybe. Depending on the inevitable X
> bloat factor.

Less than 10 floppies fine :>

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