independent Linux distributions

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(on Wikipedia)
(submitted to distrowatch on 2016-01-28)
http://angstrom-distribution.org/

Ångström was started by a small group of people who worked on the OpenEmbedded, OpenZaurus and OpenSimpad projects to unify their effort to make a stable and user-friendly distribution for embedded devices like handhelds, set top boxes and network-attached storage devices and more.

  • Properly titled Ångström
  • It's the default Linux distribution for the Pandora.
  • It has/had support for the Zaurus SL-C1000, but I haven't tested it there.
  • Yocto Project-approved.

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Linux distributions >

(on Wikipedia)
http://distrowatch.com/table.php?distribution=SliTaz
slitaz.org

  • ZoMg CaMeLcAsE NaMe
  • 2016-03-31 - With their last release being 2014-05-19, I'm flagging this as abandoned.

    • The previous release (4.0) was 2012-04-10
  • 2015-05-15 - No instructions to getting this on a USB stick. When I do get one to boot, it cannot get past the USB bootloader.



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Linux distributions >
See also Linux distributions based on CRUX

(on Wikipedia)
http://distrowatch.com/table.php?distribution=crux
crux.nu

  • 2015-05-08 - "Simplicity over automation" fails this distro. While it's easier for the developers, it's a nightmare for documentation/tutorials and the user. I'd really hate having to deal with this philosophy.



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(on Wikipedia)
http://distrowatch.com/table.php?distribution=alpine
alpinelinux.org

  • 2016-11-07 - What the fuck, this doesn't even do ext4?!
  • 2015-05-14 - When I boot into it, I don't even know that I'm looking at. It's too simple. This is supposed to be a liveUSB but there's nothing there.



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