Monday, May 20, 2013

Slitaz : A pretty lightweight linux disto

I needed to install a very minimal light weight linux distro (which could be quickly downloaded and used). I found one which was pretty small and easy to install.

This one is called Slitaz ( ).

The iso file for installation is just 34.7 MB (downloads pretty quickly). Installation is also quick and it is quite stable and fast. Here are the steps I followed to install it from usb (if you need it).

Download iso from

Follow the steps described for ubuntu here to make a bootable USB ( .

Just remember to select "Slitaz"  instead of "Ubuntu version" in step 1 of Universal-USB-Installer.exe.

Found it useful since I needed a quick way to install and check my files/backup data. 

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