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Morning! Here's my senseless request: I would like an installation of Linux that supports a text (sorry, I originally wrote test ) editor and USB. I think that's all I ...
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    [SOLVED] Tiny Distro with only a text editor needed.


    Morning! Here's my senseless request:

    I would like an installation of Linux that supports a text (sorry, I originally wrote test) editor and USB. I think that's all I need. Any ideas/suggestions?

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    A customly built kernel with USB and console support compiled in as modules and starting a statically linked version of nano instead of init is as tiny as it gets

    If you don't know what the heck I am talking about, use this instead
    tiny linux
    Debian GNU/Linux -- You know you want it.

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    Thanks for the tip! I was with you for about half of the way, I suppose I'll start googling the rest...

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    Another actively maintained super minimal linux distro is ttylinux.

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    Thanks a heap!

    ttylinux is great! Minimal and straight-forward. Just what I was looking for to get started with really learning linux. Many thanks!

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    Glad it's working out for you. I only discovered it recently myself.

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