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added October 7, 2005

BasicLinux 3.32


DOS  VERSION   3.32

FLOPPY  VERSION   3.32

What do you get

This version comes as a 2.9 mb zip file.
It unzips to a directory on drive C:
BL3 boots from DOS and runs in a loop file.

Minimum requirements
Intel 386 or compatible
3 mb RAM
DOS (or Windows 95/98 in DOS mode)

This version comes as a 2.8 mb zip file.
It contains two files that are copied to floppies.
The floppies run BL3 in a ramdisk.

Minimum requirements
Intel 386 or compatible
12 mb RAM
two 1.44 mb floppy disks

web browsing,
email,
X terminal,
has PCMCI capability,
includes MagicPoint,

You can use Slackware 7.1 kernel modules
You can install packages from Slackware 4.0

Links from BaseLinux
Add-ons for BL3



added October 7, 2005

BG-Rescue Linux 0.9.0


Minimum Requirements

Supported Filesystems

What do you get

You need at least a 386 machine with 16 mb ram to run BG-Rescue Linux.
To use the optional VESA graphic modes You need a VESA 2.0 compilant VGA card.
The entire system runs in ram, so you can remove the floppys/cd after booting.

cramfs, devfs, ext2, ext3, iso9660, minix, msdos, ntfs 2.1.6b (rw), proc, ramfs, reiserfs, tmpfs, udf, umsdos, vfat, nfs

For a list visit BG-Rescue's web site



added October 15, 2005

bootE Linux


Minimum Requirements

Supported Filesystems

What do you get

version 0.20-r1 in VMware 6MB of memory,

any real-life application a minimum of 8MB is probably required. The Linux kernel used with version 0.20-r2 is compiled for the i386 processor family,

Not stated

Check this text file for a simple list of utilities included and check the ChangeLog file for information on new features in the latest version.



added October 7, 2005

Coyote Linux floppy firewall


Minimum Requirements

Supported Filesystems

What do you get

486DX/25 or better processor
32Mb RAM
CDROM
2 PCI Network interface cards
32MB of IDE, SCSI, or SATA storage
VGA display adapter

Not stated

Linux 2.4.29 based system kernel Iptables based stateful firewalling Bare minimum of hardware requirements Support for Ethernet (static and DHCP), PPPoE, and PPP dialup internet connections. No hard drive or CD-ROM required for firewall operation

Excellent uptime and operating system reliability

SSH 2.0 and web based remote administration options

QoS support



added October 16, 2005

Crash Recovery for Linux


Minimum Requirements

Supported Filesystems

What do you get

If you have only 32 Mb physical RAM and want to use some of the modules on the cdrom then for instance mount first a filesystem (e.g. msdos) and install a swapfile

Not stated

Check this text file for a simple list of utilities included and check the ChangeLog file for information on new features in the latest version.



added November 3, 2005

fli4l

Home page is in German

Minimum Requirements

Supported Filesystems

What do you get

486 based pc with 16 megabyte memory is more than adequate

Not stated

a single floppy Linux-based ISDN, DSL and Ethernet-Router



added October 8, 2005

Floppix


Minimum Requirements

Supported Filesystems

What do you get

At least a 486DX with a 3.5" floppy and 16Mb RAM.

Floppix has no hard drive support; you cannot access, modify, damage or destroy anything installed on the hard drive. For this reason, Floppix works safely in the lab, at home or at work.

the bash and flin shells, user and root accounts, 3 virtual consoles
unix utilities: find, grep, cut, vi, tr, sed, awk, sort, wc, gzip, tar, diff , lpr ...
network configuration for fixed IP, dhcp, ppp
network utilities: ping, telnet, ftp, mail, ssmtp, fetchmail, links, ssh, ipfwadm, traceroute, host, netstat
daemons: inetd, tcpd, telnetd, ftpd, icmplogd, tcplogd, klogd, syslogd, cron, lpd
support for ext2, msdos and vfat filesystems on floppy diskettes
mount, mke2fs, e2fsck, umount, smbmount, smbumount, du, df, dd, stat
system logs (on tty8)



added October 9, 2005

floppyfw 2.99.4


Minimum Requirements

Supported Filesystems

What do you get

Requires only a 386sx or better with two network interface cards, a 1.44MB floppy drive and 12MByte of RAM ( for less than 12M and no FPU, use the 1.0 series, which will stay maintained. )

Not stated

router with the advanced firewall-capabilities in Linux that fits on one single floppy disc.



added October 9, 2005

FREESCO 034


Minimum Requirements

Supported Filesystems

What do you get

Minimum instal requires a 386sx 16 with 8mb of ram. 16+mb of ram is recommended for enabling servers;

Not stated

a simple bridge with up to 10 Ethernet segments
a router with up to 10 Ethernet segments
a dialup line router
a leased line router
an Ethernet router
a dial-in server with up to 10 modems (with multiport modems).
a time server
a dhcp server
a http server
a ftp server
a dns server
a ssh server
a print server (requires TCP/IP printing client software)



added November 7, 2005

Howl


Minimum Requirements

Supported Filesystems

What do you get

a 486 DX or better Intel/IBM PC based computer, 8 Mega Bytes of ram and an Ethernet Card or Modem (external/internal hardware - not win-modem)

Not stated

support for 40 NIC's. Howl, is a multi use network disk. Connecting to LAN, cloning workstations, checking networks environments(connections/ports), testing new networks. (dhcpd/dhcpc). Can also act as a screening router to provide Ethernet LAN connectivity, for your home/small office network, to your ISP(Internet Service Provider)



added November 3, 2005

LIAP


Minimum Requirements

Supported Filesystems

What do you get

For less than 8 mb of ram you will need to set up swap

UMSDOS, VFAT, ISO 9660,
Joliet, Minix, Ext2

Go to LIAP's website



added November 4, 2005

Mininux 1.3r0


Minimum Requirements

Supported Filesystems

What do you get

Not stated

Mount lots of filesystems: iso9660, ext2, reiserFS, *fat, ntfs, etc...)

  • Put your computer into a network with a network card or a parallel port (PLIP)

  • Share your files over FTP, NetCat or Samba

  • Partition and format your IDE disks (reiserfs, vfat, msdos, ext2...)

  • Mount lots of filesystems: iso9660, ext2, reiserFS, *fat, ntfs, etc...)

  • Telnet other computers, get remote files by FTP/HTTP or NetCat

  • Compress using Bzip2 and edit your files with VI

  • Connect to internet and read WWW pages using w3m

  • Play and encode mp3, read and record sounds

  • Mount directories shared by windows/samba (smbfs)

  • Chat on the IRC



added November 4, 2005

Mulinux 14r0


Minimum Requirements

Supported Filesystems

What do you get

Not stated

Not stated

  • An open script-based system (You can look inside the scripts, learning about Linux configuration policy).

  • A pluggable, incremental file-system. (The various add-ons may be inserted and removed without compromising the functionality).

  • The System runs in RAM, and does not require installation, but it can be "cloned" to the HD or a CD-ROM.

  • The System uses profiles: a pool of configuration data always saved.

  • The same installation archive for Linux and Windows users.



added November 5, 2005

Nuclinux


Minimum Requirements

Supported Filesystems

What do you get

Not stated

Not stated

*bash 1.14

*links (a full featured www-browser), ssh, irc, ftp, telnet, finger

*ftp-server (muddle ftp)

*vi (elvis) and alternatively, joe texteditors

*rna mail(pop3)/news(nntp)-reader (not working yet)

*new kernel (2.2.18) (.config included)

*easy-to-use script (net) to connect into the (Inter)net,

*tetris

*free space at beginning of the disk for saved mails etc...



added November 5, 2005

PAUD 2.0.3


Minimum Requirements

Supported Filesystems

What do you get

Not stated

FAT/VFAT, ext2, ext3, and reiserfs v3 are supported in the kernel. NTFS is also supported via command-line utilities.

contains system utilities, such as fdisk, mc (midnight commander), parted, ntfsresize, and more



added October 9, 2005

Pocket Linux 2.51


Minimum Requirements

Supported Filesystems

What do you get

16 mb of ram (including potentially activated swap partitions)

vfat fs support (including vfat32)
ext2 fs support
affs fs support
nfs support
automatic disk partition and NFS mounting

-cash (simple sh compatible shell)
-ssh (along with ssh-keygen in case you need it)
-bootp client (network is automagically configured using bootp)
-powerful network configuration utility
-some basic utilities (mostly busybox distribution)
-ftp and telnet clients
-mtr (can also be called as ping and traceroute; )
-key
-vi
-gpm
-cfdisk
-lots of basic unix commands
-help will display short help



added November 5, 2005

Serverdisk


Minimum Requirements

Supported Filesystems

What do you get

6 mb ramdisk allocation (average about 5mb free space after boot)


Not stated

*Includes networking ability
*Auto network activation
*HTTPD & FTPD servers (No cgi yet working on that)
*Includes Ping, Traceroute, NSlookup and other network tools
*Uptime util to show off how long it has been going
*Easily backup website to disk
*Tons more



added October 10, 2005

Sisela 0.3


Minimum Requirements

Supported Filesystems

What do you get

It can boot and run from a single floppy disk, or a CD-ROM.

vfat fs support (including vfat32)
ext2 fs support
affs fs support
nfs support
automatic disk partition and NFS mounting

It can act as a bridge, router, firewall, DHCP server, DNS server, wireless access point or any combination of these functions

SSH access for secure remote administration

RIP, BGP and OSPF routing

PIM-SM multicast routing

AODV routing for ad-hoc networks

GRE and IPIP tunneling



added October 11, 2005

Tomssrtbt 2.0.103


Minimum Requirements

Supported Filesystems

What do you get

At this point, tomsrtbt requires about 8meg to boot, even more to unpack.

Not stated

From tomsrtbt's web site

“tomsrtbt is
"The most GNU/Linux on one floppy disk" for: rescue recovery panic & emergencies tools to keep in your shirt pockets whenever you can't use a hard drive”



added October 13, 2005

Trinux


Minimum Requirements

Supported Filesystems

What do you get

Trinux will boot on any i486 or better with at least 12-16 megabytes of RAM, depending on how many packages are loaded.” And it “loads it packages from an HTTP/FTP server, a FAT/NTFS/ISO filesystem, or additional floppies. “

Not stated

For a list visit http://trinux.sourceforge.net/tools.html



added November 7, 2005

WebWolf


Minimum Requirements

Supported Filesystems

What do you get

a 486 DX or better Intel/IBM PC based computer, 8 Mega Bytes of ram and an Ethernet Card or Modem (external/internal hardware - not win-modem)

Not stated

providing Internet dailup connection via modem, with PPP(point-to-point protocol) PAP/CHAP authentication to your ISP. WebWolf has fast and reliable web browsing, complete E-mail send/recieve(SMTP/POP3), a full ftp client, Netcat, telnet and other network tools.



added November 7, 2005

WebLand


Minimum Requirements

Supported Filesystems

What do you get

a 486 DX or better Intel/IBM PC based computer, 8 Mega Bytes of ram and an Ethernet Card or Modem (external/internal hardware - not win-modem)

Not stated

for Local Area Networks(Intranet) communication. With e-mail, telnet, ftp, web browser, DHCP client, firewall packet filtering and International keyboard support. WolfLand is also being used by a number of people/companies as a dumb terminal.



added November 7, 2005

WolfPack


Minimum Requirements

Supported Filesystems

What do you get

a 486 DX or better Intel/IBM PC based computer, 8 Mega Bytes of ram and an Ethernet Card or Modem (external/internal hardware - not win-modem)

Not stated

a Router for dial-up connections.(Internet Connection Sharing). WolfPack will assign a class C private IP address to your local network via DHCP and uses masquerading and IP address forwarding to connect your home/small-office LAN's to the Internet.



added October 13, 2005

2-Disk X window embedded Linux

embedded

Minimum Requirements

Supported Filesystems

What do you get

The floppy system requires a minimum 386SX with 8Mb memory, VESA compliant graphics bios, a floppy disk drive, a supported network adapter.

Not stated

kernel 2.0.x/2.2.x/2.4.x, libc-2.1/libc5/uclibc, tcp/ip network support. full protocol stack for wifi, mms, busybox 0.62, tinylogin 1.0, ppp, chat, some daemons, inetd, crond. dhcp client and server. Iptables, e3 editor, X window system 4.1 vesa, VNC client merlin character recognition, rdesktop remote windows client, ssh

also includes a number of proprietary tools created by Mungkie specifically for the embedded X window system desktop



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