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Installing Damn Small Linux as VirtualBox guest

Damn small linux is a tiny Linux. Because it uses very little resource, it is ideal for a virtual machine.
Read what to do here


Damn Small Linux uses a repository call MyDSL. I tried installing gcc1-with-libs.dsl and the kernelsource.dsl from mydsl. Unfortunately, the kernel source from the mydsl is a bit old.

To install, I would have to download the kernel for 4.0, then patch it with Knoppix patch. While this is not difficult, it’s rather too much work for getting guest additions to work.

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