Damn Small Linux 4.4.10

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Language:
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OS::
  • Windows 98
  • Windows XP
Latest version:
(DSL) 4.4.10
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Damn Small Linux is fully compatible with:

  • Windows 98
  • Windows XP

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Processor: 486DX
Memory: 16 MB 128 MB
Free space: 50 MB
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Damn Small Linux (DSL) 4.4.10 22/06/11 Free (GPL) English
  • Windows 98
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Extremely compact, 50MB Linux

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"Works great for me!"

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  • usability6
  • Stability10
  • Installation10
  • Functionality9
  • Appearance10

I have an old Dell laptop: Pentium 166 Mhz MMX (96 Mb RAM) which I use as a Digital Picture Frame. DSL is the only OS I can find that runs on it since it's been compiled without the CMOV processor option. In fact, the memory sits about 25% used, and the CPU usage rarely gets above 25%, so DSL and the picture app is scarcely stretching the old beast. DSL is great!

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Pros
  • Works great on old hardware - exactly as it claims to.
Cons
  • Bit tricky loading drivers for PCMCIA network cards. Not impossible, just often lots of research for smeone who doesn't specialize in Linux drivers, etc.

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