Linked by Howard Fosdick on Mon 18th Jun 2012 04:20 UTC
Linux In the past year I've reviewed four lightweight Linuxes for OS News: VectorLinux, Puppy Linux, Lubuntu, and Damn Small Linux. This article compares the four distributions. I invite your comments in response: what are your own experiences with these and competing lightweight distros?
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Lightweight?
by JuEeHa on Mon 18th Jun 2012 13:13 UTC
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I can't honestly call any of those distros (except DSL) lightweight. Only DSL and VectorLinux light edition even boot on my _main_ computer (and VectorLinux light edition only barely). I run SliTaz on my computer. (I used lowram-cdrom flavor cd to install it.) It is distro I can call lightweight. (After switching to plain openbox of course. Currently I don't use X11.) Something like Lubuntu is not lightweight. At most I'd call it not as horribly bloated as some distros.

Edited 2012-06-18 13:15 UTC

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