November 30, 1999

Linux on a floppy, an intro to mini Linux distributions

Author: JT Smith

John Gowin writes, Linux Orbit has posted and introduction to single floppy Linux distribtuions. 'If you've purchased a Linux distribution off the shelf, then you know that Linux distributions come in all shapes and sizes. Lately, it seems that with each new distribution release you get more software included with the operating system. Instead of two CDs, you get 6, or more. It would seem that Linux distribution companies enjoy the concept of "more is better." However, not all Linux follow this general rule.

In this article, we're going to introduce you to some Linux distributions that can fit on a single 3.5-inch 1.44 floppy disk and show you how you can use them to your advantage. You'll be surprised at how much power they can pack.'"

Read the article at LinuxOrbit.com.

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