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About Damn Small Linux

DSL is a very versatile 50MB mini desktop oriented Linux distribution.

How this image was built

DSL is based on a compressed image that uses the Knoppix bootable CD as a base.
The disk image can be extracted from the iso image using 'extract_compressed_fs' from the cloop tools. Since it is uncompressed it does take more space (~130MB).

The Disk Images

This image is on an ext3 filesystems and use 200MB of disk space when uncompressed (there is about 65MB of free space).


download-link root_fs (~45MB) MD5 SHA
Boot test log

(created on the 11-02-2006)