SliTaz 1.0, The Smallest Desktop Distro On Earth

SliTaz GNU/Linux is a free operating system working completely in memory from removeable media such as a cdrom or USB key. It is light, speedy and fully installable on a hard drive.

SliTaz GNU/Linux is a mini distribution and live CD designed to run speedily on hardware with 128 MB of RAM. SliTaz uses BusyBox, a recent Linux kernel and GNU software. It boots with Syslinux and provides more than 200 Linux commands, the lighttpd web server, SQLite database, rescue tools, IRC client, SSH client and server powered by Dropbear, X window system, JWM (Joe's Window Manager), gFTP, Geany IDE, Mozilla Firefox, AlsaPlayer, GParted, a sound file editor and more. The SliTaz ISO image fits on a less than 30 MB media and takes just 80 MB of hard disk space.

SliTaz is distributed in the form of a LiveCD that you can easily burn to a cdrom and boot from. When the system is running you can eject the LiveCD and use your CD drive for other tasks.

The Live system provides a fully-featured, working graphical distro and lets you keep your data and personal settings on persistent media. The system can be extended with the Tazpkg package manager and security updates are provided for the cooking and stable versions.


  • Root filesystem taking about 80 MB and ISO image less than 30 MB.
  • Ready to use Web server powered by LightTPD with CGI and PHP support.
  • Browse the Web with Mozilla Firefox or Retawq in text mode.
  • Sound support provided by Alsa mixer, audio player and CD ripper/encoder.
  • Chat, mail and FTP clients.
  • SSH client and server powered by Dropbear.
  • Database engine with SQLite.
  • Generate a LiveUSB device.
  • Tools to create, edit or burn CD or DVD images.
  • Elegant desktop with JWM running on the top of Xvesa (X server).
  • Home made graphical boxes to command line utilities.
  • More than 440 packages easily installable from the mirror.
  • Active and friendly community.

Btw, you can get SliTaz GNU/Linux by visiting here.

Poseidon Linux: Ubuntu for Scientist

Poseidon Linux based on open source software and aimed at the Brazilian/International scientific community was designed as a friendly and complete desktop. This operating system is based on Ubuntu and inspired by Quantian Linux. It offers several specific tools in the areas of GIS, 3D Visualization, Mathematics, Statistics and several otherfields of research. It also has all the software expected in a modern desktop such as an office suite - with spell checker, web browsers, e-mail readers, instant messaging, to cite but a few.

With Poseidon Linux 3.0 we start a new era, since the new release supports Brazilian Portuguese, Spanish, English and German. Poseidon Linux is here!

Poseidon Linux is a GNU/Linux distribution. It was designed for the academic and scientific community, following the need for a friendly and complete desktop based on open source software. It includes a large number of scientific applications, covering areas such as: GIS and Geostatistics, Visualization 2D/3D/4D, Mathematics, Statistics, Physics, Chemistry, CAD / Engineering, Computer Graphics, Image Editing and Vectorial Drawing, Numeric modelling / Simulation, Scientific graphs, Scientific Authoring, Database, Programming languages

Poseidon Linux 3.0 also offers all software needed to make it a complete workstation - office suite, web browser, e-mail readers, instant messaging, among others. You can get Poseidon Linux 3.0 by downloading at Here.

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