Some of these distributions were excellent and very capable. Damn Small Linux (DSL) is a notable one that I used extensively and have written about. It’s very disappointing to have a distribution pulled out from under you when you depend on it for productivity.
November 13th, 2009 by cj2003
Many people find that Damn Small Linux is an excellent tool for mastering Linux commands and running the Linux operating system. But what if you have no interest in becoming a computer nerd; can this software still be useful to regular people?
October 12th, 2009 by cj2003
As I waiting for installs from last night’s experience with my father’s Dell laptop, I remembered that this kid from the lab is getting real excited about linux and is always asking questions about it.
October 1st, 2009 by cj2003
I caught myself endorsing Slitaz over Damn Small Linux the other day, not realizing exactly how long it has been since I used DSL, and whether or not it has improved in the past year or so. Slitaz scooped me up quite easily after relying on DSL for many years — so easily in fact, [...]
August 20th, 2009 by cj2003
This article presents several free games that are immediately available once you have downloaded and installed Damn Small Linux.
August 19th, 2009 by cj2003
Damn Small Linux, as its name says, is an extremely small linux distribution.It will take around 51MB disk space.We can port the DSL just like that in a pen drive.Also we can store the worked files in the usb pen drive itself. It is just like we have a fuly installed computer in hand in [...]
June 30th, 2009 by cj2003
On this post I will be discussing howto install Damn Small Linux on your Hard Disk, since DSL is meant to be run as live CD you will need to prepare your disk using fdisk or cfdisk before you will be able to install Damn Small Linux now lets begin.
June 25th, 2009 by cj2003
DSL was originally developed as an experiment to see how many usable desktop applications can fit inside a 50MB live CD. It was at first just a personal tool/toy.
June 22nd, 2009 by cj2003
You can use this tiny operating system whether or not you want to learn the sometimes gruesome details of operating systems. This article presents several free games that are immediately available once you have downloaded and installed Damn Small Linux.
June 13th, 2009 by cj2003
A week ago I was thinking about banks autentications, here in Brazil, you have to register your computer to get access to the bank site with your computer. Do this every time you format your hard disk is sux, so i thought, why don’t use a virtual machine with a Damn Small linux and use [...]
Damn Small Linux can be an ideal platform for supporting a wide range of programming languages. You can even program directly from the command line via a programming shell such as Bash. Major programming languages used in this environment include C, C++, and Java.
Another Debian derivative, being based on Knoppix, it’s raison d’etre is to provide a live CD that will fit on a 50MB business card CD.
Damn Small Linux is really a damn small linux distribution till date. Amazingly the entire ISO image could fit in a pen drive or in a small compact disk because the total size of the ISO is only 50 mb.
The DamnSmallLinux live CD/USB allows you run DSL in memory. It also allows you to run apps that you download from the MyDSL repository. If you install DSL to HDD/USB then you’ll want to have these apps permanently on your system. You can do this easily.
April 22nd, 2009 by cj2003
If it has a CPU, you can run Linux on it. Xboxes or iPhones, cars or calculators, Linux can live quite happily on any of these devices. But, when it comes to the desktop or laptop, how much processing power do you need to run a modern Linux desktop?
April 20th, 2009 by cj2003
Why restrict yourself to merely carrying around your data on a thumb drive? Take your entire operating system on your flash drive with the excellent portable operating systems you’ll find inside this week’s Hive Five.
April 13th, 2009 by cj2003
While Damn Small Linux commands may be quite arcane, they can be very powerful. And efficient. The Linux tools for performing administrative and other technical tasks admittedly take time to learn and master
April 11th, 2009 by cj2003
Defining the best Linux distros is like defining the best car–one does not exist; instead, the best cars are the ones that meet your needs, and your needs may vary wildly from the needs of another person. Just as an F150 might be the best vehicle for you and a Civic for me, Ubuntu might [...]
April 7th, 2009 by cj2003
For computer users that prefer to run in a Linux operating system to do their computing it is possible to carry your own bootable Linux operating system on your USB Card or drive that will start on any computer that can boot from a USB device
April 2nd, 2009 by cj2003
The eight distros below are listed based on several different criteria–community, usability support, etc. This article avoids, for lack of a better word, “general” distros.
April 1st, 2009 by cj2003
Damn Small Linux (DSL) is another small, minimal-requirement distro, which aims to deliver solid functionality and ultra-fast performance on very-low-end machines, with as little as just a handful of MB of RAM. Alongside Puppy, it’s one of the flagships of small Linux distros.
March 31st, 2009 by cj2003
This week we interview Robert Shingledecker, former DSL developer and now founder of the new kid on the block – Tiny Core Linux. This distro is just 10 MB small and, as the name suggests, it boots to a core graphical environment.
March 23rd, 2009 by cj2003
This tutorial shows how to customize a standard DSL boot medium to create a home NAS server with the following features: Remote Desktop with VNC, Automatic Detection of IDE and USB/SATA drives…
February 17th, 2009 by cj2003
Damn Small Linux (DSL) is another small, minimal-requirement distro, which aims to deliver solid functionality and ultra-fast performance on very-low-end machines, with as little as just a handful of MB of RAM. Read more here Quote: DSL is a very nice little distro. It is fast and stable. Its modest footprint makes it ideal for [...]
February 4th, 2009 by admin