A "green" distro of Ubuntu?

Ric Moore wayward4now at gmail.com
Sun Jul 3 02:34:56 UTC 2011


On Sat, 2011-07-02 at 15:59 -0500, Richard Owlett wrote: 
> Avi wrote:
> > Richard Owlett wrote:
> >>> Have you tried DSL (DamnSmallLinux)?
> >>> See http://www.damnsmalllinux.org/download.html
> >>> and scroll down for download sites.
> >>
> >> Yes, not to its benefit
> >>    1. 2nd link yields 404 error without "contact us" link to
> >>       report problem
> >>    2. searching out correct link yields .iso of ~50MB
> >
> > This is partly why I do wish people wouldn't just link directly to the
> > download page.
> >
> > The point of DSL is to be a 50MB linux distro. If your definition of
> > 'small' is smaller than that, it wont suffice.
> >
> > What size are you looking for?
> >
> 
> IIRC Win 3.1 was < 15 MB and I consider it "bloated"

It doubled in size when it became 32 bit you see. Then it doubled again
at 64 bits. Geoworks is still 16 bit, so it'll fit. <chuckles> Ric


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