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ttylinux is a small collection of very small GNU/Linux distributions; the smallest can fit in 8 MB of disk space. It contains software needed to log in to an ISP by ethernet, modem, or ISDN and surf the Web. The minimum hardware requirement for ttyliux-i486 is a 486SX with 24 MB of RAM and 16 MB hard drive space.


Recent releases

  •  30 May 2013 03:09

    Release Notes: GLIBC was updated from 2.14 to 2.16.0, GCC from 4.4.6 to 4.6.3, and BusyBox from 1.20.2 to 1.21.0. There were many other package updates.

    •  14 Apr 2012 01:19

      Release Notes: The version number was skipped from 10.0 to 14.0 to reflect the GLIBC version used in ttylinux. Updates were made from GCC 4.4.4 to 4.4.6 and from GLIBC 2.13 to 2.14. module-init-tools 3.16 was replaced with kmod 6, and udev 163 was updated to 182.

      •  06 Mar 2012 04:50

        Release Notes: All ttylinux variants now use the same revision number (this makes it look like a backwards step for some ttylinux variants, but it isn't). busybox was upgraded from 1.18.5 to 1.19.3, e2fsprogs from 1.41.14 to 1.42, and iptables from to 1.4.12.

        •  04 May 2011 03:14

          Release Notes: This release updates busybox to 1.18.4, the Linux kernel to, and also adds new ttylinux variants for BeagleBoard and WRTU54G-TM.

          •  27 Feb 2011 05:00

            Release Notes: This release fixes a few bugs with the GCC-based C development environment. There also are some improvements and bug fixes for package installation with the ttylinux pacman.

            Recent comments

            23 Feb 2011 16:57 tinybashcgis

            You need to add a minimal wireless
            interface for those of us without
            cat5 connections. Add wireless and
            I would definitely be a convert.

            08 Jan 2010 18:40 quan2m

            Very slick. Thanks! I use this for a laptop that's ~10yrs old... that I use as a WYSE term.

            19 Jan 2003 14:47 ofriedrich

            Re: Rating

            > Nobody wanting to rate this project of
            > mine? ;-)

            Your project is a great starting point for other projects. And it is realy fast... only a few seconds with cd-boot or from compact flash up to the login.

            I like it :)

            28 Jan 2002 12:15 adavey

            Re: Rating

            > Nobody wanting to rate this project of
            > mine? ;-)

            I will as I use ttylinux as my _fastest_ boot GNU\linux on laptops and desktops. I do admit that I change it a little to be more UK ish than de.
            Still an execellent mini-distro.
            Do keep it going Pascal!

            28 Dec 2001 10:03 cobol

            Nobody wanting to rate this project of mine? ;-)


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