Tuxmachines have reviewed Damn Small Linux 2.0 RC1 – and the title says it all “All Hail! King of the Minis: DSL”.
Enjoy the review here: Tuxmachines
Damn Small was the first and is the best. They are the undisputed King of the Mini distros. I first used damn small when their gui consisted of little more than a couple xterms and a little bitty clock up in the corner. At that time it saved an extra 500mb former-swap space from being wasted. It has come a long way since then to be a full featured and potential everyday desktop. With its package downloader, expanding and customizing your damn small linux is almost as easy as running any full 2 or 3 700mb iso download. The hunting and downloading is the biggest chore of using tarballs afterall. Everytime I boot Damn Small Linux I'm overwhelmed by the “wow” factor. It's a great system that just gets better and better while never leaving its roots. I hope they never go by way of Peanut or the rumors of Austrumi. I hope we never lose the “wow” as we amaze at all the functionality and beauty of a 50mb download. I hope every reader of this article will download DSL and give a try. All Hail the King!