Slitaz Linux 3.0- An awesome 30 Mo Linux distribution

SliTaz GNU/Linux is a mini distribution and live CD designed to run speedily on hardware with 256 MB of RAM. SliTaz uses BusyBox, a recent Linux kernel and GNU software. It boots with Syslinux and provides more than 200 Linux commands, the lighttpd web server, SQLite database, rescue tools, IRC client, SSH client and server powered by Dropbear, X window system, JWM (Joe’s Window Manager), gFTP, Geany IDE, Mozilla Firefox, AlsaPlayer, GParted, a sound file editor and more. The SliTaz ISO image fits on a less than 30 MB media and takes just 80 MB of hard disk space.1

The latest version of  SliTaz was released yesterday, a lot of work has been done since last cooking ISO released in november: more than 2200 changes have been commited to the wok, and several hundreds more to home-built tools.

Some  new  features  of  this release :

  • Boot scripts rewritten and faster (super-fast booting)
  • All home-made boxes improved (tazctrlbox, tazhw, wifibox, burnbox, mountbox, netbox, serverbox, installer)
  • Switch to Xorg from Xvesa
  • Switch to Midori as the default web browser
  • Better hardware support – wifi cards, webcams, 3G-modems, printers, scanners
  • Better themes and desktop integration
  • Faster virtualization with lguest
  • SliTaz pro: OpenERP, LAMP, GLPI and more
  • Easier to customize LiveCD and LiveUSB (tazlitobox and tazusbbox)
  • Tazpkg supports new features including the conversion of deb/rpm/arch/slackware/ipk packages to Slitaz native format
  • Packages are now automatically built by a build bot (Tazbb)
  • More contributors and stronger community
  • 900 packages added to the database and many updates
  • More than 2800 commits by contributors

Download SliTaz

Installation screenshots of this new release of SliTaz

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  • on4aa

    I use SliTaz on a 12-year old Pentium II 233MHz laptop with only 156MB RAM.

    It boots in 11s and allows me to surf the web with the latest Opera browser and to listen to internet radio via a WLAN stick in the solitary USB 1.0 port.

  • gb

    Last time I tried Slitaz it had no dialup. Does it have it now?

  • John

    I love this distro! I especially like running it on newer hardware. I am absolutely sick and tired of the bloat that many of today’s OSes contain. Slitaz flies! Keep up the great job, Slitaz team!

  • MrSmith

    Using the latest version as of the date of this post. Slitaz is no joke and imo, the guy behind it has done summin amazing.

    If someone had told me a person could fit a full featured and fully functional OS with everything a daily comp user could need into an under 250mb install. I’d have been very skeptical.

    Can’t be skeptical anymore after experiencing slitaz. Whoever’s behind this is a great asset to the opensource/Linux commumity and I’m amazed.

  • REBEKAHCarson22

    All people deserve wealthy life time and credit loans or bank loan will make it much better. Just because people’s freedom is based on money.

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