lightweight Linux distributions

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Rogue Class Linux-logo

Linux distributions + Slackware >

Rogue Class is a toy Linux distribution for playing games and reading books.

  • 2019-11-17 -- It appears to be dead.
  • 2015-05-11 -- Just doesn't do it for me. Too simple, no liveUSB, (requires?) burning to a CD. I have no clue if it can use Slackware packages. I guess everything has to be compiled from scratch, which I don't want to do.
  • 2013-06-23 -- submitted to distrowatch (not by me)


Linux distributions + Slackware >

A Puppy Linux for- thing, built using woof-CE. Built from Slackware.

Overall, I'm not impressed.

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Linux distributions + Slackware >

A rescue distribution.

Alpine Linux-logo

Linux distributions >

(on Wikipedia)

A simple security-focused distribution.

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. No ext4 support.

Tiny Core-logo

Linux distributions >
See also Linux distributions based on Tiny Core

(on Wikipedia)

The main developer of Tiny Core was with Damn Small Linux.

  • aka Tiny Core Linux
  • aka TinyCore
  • 2015-05-08 - Reading through it's philosophies, it looks like this distribution is not for me.

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Linux distributions + Debian >

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