Tinycore 3.2 is released !


Team Tiny Core Team announced the availability of  Tiny Core Linux 3.2. This release comes with many updates and improvements ( See changelog bellow). If you didn`t hear about Tinycore before, it is :tinycore-logo-150x150

“A very small (10 MB) minimal Linux GUI Desktop. It is based on Linux 2.6 kernel, Busybox, Tiny X, and Fltk. The core runs entirely in ram and boots very quickly. Also offered is Micro Core a 6 MB image that is the console based engine of Tiny Core. CLI versions of Tiny Core’s program allows the same functionality of Tiny Core’s extensions only starting with a console based system.
It is not a complete desktop nor is all hardware completely supported. It represents only the core needed to boot into a very minimal X desktop typically with wired internet access.
The user has complete control over which applications and/or additional hardware to have supported, be it for a desktop, a netbook, an appliance, or server, selectable by the user by installing additional applications from online repositories, or easily compiling most anything you desire using tools provided.”

What`s New in Tinycore 3.2?

  • Updated busybox to 1.17.2 + patches.
  • Improved language translation support in Appsaudit, Wallpaper, and Swapfile.
  • Updated AppBrowser, all tabs now allows mouse “select for copy”.
  • Updated System Stats, all tabs now allows mouse “select for copy”.
  • Updated Appsaudit & Appbrowser to eliminate trailing null item in FLTK browser widget.
  • Updated tce-load now handles case of missing dependency file.
  • Updated filetool.sh: -d for dry run option, comparerestore boot code, and improved encryped backup.
  • Updated filetool GUI to support options of None/Backup/Safe.
  • Updated tc-config: moved ‘protect’ and ‘secure’ after extension loading to support alternate layout keyboards.
  • Updated AppsAudit OnDemand logic so no reboot required to move from OnBoot to OnDemand.
  • Updated ondemand script for selection and removals of freedesktop items and improved pathing.
  • Updated ondemand to handle freedesktop while also using wbar.
  • Updated inittab-save with askfirst for tty3-6 for memory savings when using multivt boot code.
  • Fixed inconsistency with X-FullPathIcon in .desktop-tinycore items.
  • Removed stats.txt from /opt/.xfiletool.lst
  • Added ondemand directory to PATH.

Note: You will need to update your .profile to get ondemand PATH update.
cp /etc/skel/.profile ~/.profile


Download TinyCore 3.2:  http://distro.ibiblio.org/pub/linux/distributions/tinycorelinux/3.x/release/tinycore_3.2.iso