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Tiny Core Linux is a very small (10 MB) minimal Linux desktop. It is based on the Linux 2.6 kernel, Busybox, Tiny X, Fltk, and Flwm. The core runs entirely in RAM and boots very quickly. The user has complete control over which applications and/or additional hardware to have supported, be it for a desktop, a nettop, an appliance, or server, selectable from the online repository.

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2011-08-07 06:38

System auditing was much improved. AppsAudit now offers to fetch missing dependencies. Updates now reports "stale" extensions. Many community requested improvements were made to searching, wallpaper, and AppsBrowser. Support was added for EtherDrives, ATA over Ethernet. The system architecture diagrams and presentation via new system icons were updated.

2011-06-17 15:25

The theme for this version is improved integrity and interoperability. NTFS read support and seamless NTFS read-write support are now offered via extension or installation options. Integrity was improved with better warning messages to prevent misuse of unsupported file systems. Starter Packs were also added. They provides all the tools typically needed to install and get connected. Finally, multicore.iso is now available, combining multiple boot images together with starter packs. This bootable CD image provides the easiest way yet to install, get connected, and get online.

2011-05-03 05:57

A much improved Tiny Core Installer, now offering a GUI for both USB and frugal hard drives. An updated critical system module, squashfs. Many updates to improve error handling, large files, and auditing/updating the extensions. Many user interface improvements and additional supported options in: ab, appbrowser, appsaudit, cpanel, flrun, fluff, mousetool, tc-install, tce-load, and wallpaper.

2011-02-21 04:00

Improved system boot times by optimization of startup code. Administration improved by deletes of uninstalled ondemand without reboot. Many user interface improvements and additional supported options in: appsaduit, wbar, services, tce-audit, and fluff, the integrated file manager. Key system programs have been updated to the latest release, include busybox and zsync.

2010-12-19 02:06

System administration was improved with new multi-select extension updates and MD5 checking. Many user interface improvements and additional supported options were made in the mount tool, wallpaper, editor, wbar configuration, and fluff, the integrated file manager.

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