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DistroWatch.com: Nanolinux


Last Update: 2016-07-10 12:20 UTC

Nanolinux is an open-source, free and very lightweight Linux distribution that requires only 14 MB of disk space. It includes tiny versions of the most common desktop applications and several games. It is based on the "MicroCore" edition of the Tiny Core Linux distribution. Nanolinux uses BusyBox, Nano-X instead of X.Org, FLTK 1.3.x as the default GUI toolkit, and the super-lightweight SLWM window manager. The included applications are mainly based on FLTK.

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Nanolinux Summary
Distribution Nanolinux
Home Page http://sourceforge.net/projects/nanolinux/
Mailing Lists --
User Forums http://sourceforge.net/p/nanolinux/discussion/
Alternative User Forums LinuxQuestions.org
Documentation http://sourceforge.net/p/nanolinux/wiki/
Screenshots http://sourceforge.net/projects/nanolinux/
Screencasts LinuxQuestions.org
Download Mirrors http://sourceforge.net/projects/nanolinux/files/
Bug Tracker http://sourceforge.net/p/nanolinux/tickets/
Related Websites Wikipedia
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Feature 1.3
Release Date 2015-12-26
End Of Life  
Price (US$) Free
CDs 1
Free Download ISO
Installation Text mode
Default Desktop SLWM
Package Management --
Office Suite --
Processor Architecture i386, x86_64
Journaled File Systems  
Asian Language Support  
Full Package List  
Package 1.3
abiword (3.0.2)  
alsa-lib (1.1.3)  
ati-driver (16.40)  
bash (4.4)  
bind (9.11.0-P3)  
chromium (57.0.2987.110)  
cups (2.2.2)  
dhcp (4.3.5)  
e2fsprogs (1.43.4)  
firefox (52.0.1)  
freetype (2.7.1)  
gcc (6.3.0)  
gimp (2.8.20)  
glibc (2.25)  
gnome-shell (3.24.0)  
gnucash (2.6.15)  
gnumeric (1.12.34)  
grub (2.00) 0.97
gtk+ (3.22.11)  
httpd (2.4.25)  
inkscape (0.92.1)  
k3b (2.0.3a)  
kmod (24)  
libgnome (2.32.1)  
libreoffice (5.3.1)  
linux (4.10.5) 3.0.21
Package 1.3
lxde-common (0.99.2)  
mariadb (10.1.22)  
mate-desktop (1.18.0)  
mesa (17.0.2)  
mysql (5.7.17)  
nautilus (3.24.0)  
NVIDIA (378.13)  
openbox (3.6.1)  
openjdk (8u121)  
openssh (7.5p1)  
openssl (1.1.0e)  
perl (5.24.1)  
php (7.1.3)  
plasma-desktop (5.9.4)  
postfix (3.2.0)  
postgresql (9.6.2)  
Python (3.6.1)  
qt (5.8.0) --
samba (4.6.1)  
systemd (233)  
thunderbird (45.8.0)  
vim (8.0)  
vlc (2.2.4)  
xfdesktop (4.12.3)  
xorg-server (1.19.3)  

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