Download Damn Small Linux 2.0

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Damn Small Linux is a bootable Linux live CD based on Knoppix and Debian. The operating system comes with a media player, word processor, web server software, internet applications and several other programs. The developer has released version 2.0 with the following changes:

Version 2.0:

  • new kernel 2.4.31 and modules
  • new 64 clops
  • new prism2 support
  • updated ndiswrapper support
  • new autodetected LT win modems
  • new naim patched for TOC2 – dropped bsflite
  • new PCMCIA card control GUI
  • new floppy tools GUI.
  • updated Firefox and with mine types for mailto and irc, bookmarks
  • updated pcmcia-cs to v3.2.5
  • fixed usb hot plug
  • new toram combined with /optional dir w/ prompts if needed.
  • reroot cloop management up to 64 cloops
  • updated iwconfig to show IP upon connection.
  • updated prism2 to show IP upon connection
  • updated ndiswrapper to IP upon connection
  • updated DSLpanel added System Stats, Date Time, and others..
  • updated right-click icons for super user on Emelfm, Xterm, and Beaver
  • fixed xtdeskrc for ShadowColor
  • updated Date/Time display in fluxbox/init
  • updated wallpaper lua
  • updated dsl-restore & for named pipes and valid devices
  • added hack for extending ramdisk to use swap
  • Added more base time zones
  • Enhanced LT modem detection.
  • Corrected myDSL menu with persistent home usage
  • Updated kernel with SATA module support.
  • Enhanced Siag external load to use wget
  • Enhanced German keyboard support
  • Added a minimal version of Joe’s Window Manager (see F3 at boot)
  • Enhanced Firefox for more mime types and better java support.
  • Added GtkFind utility.
  • Updated jwm for right-click on root window menu.
  • Updated xtdesk for single or double click icons

Version 1.5:

  • New Appointment Calendar program
  • New System Stats program
  • Added Xzoom
  • Updated Dillo
  • Updated Xtdesk – single click icons!
  • Added bsflite for AIM & ICQ
  • Added grub to base system
  • Added frugal_grub and pendrive installs to base system.
  • Enhanced frugal installs to install from pendrives
  • Enhanced frugal installs Web option to use .dslrc (mirrors)
  • Enhanced hard drive install for choice of grub or lilo
  • Enhanced web data with “passive”
  • Updated Set Date/Time to start with system time.
  • Moved dock apps to .xinitrc for better user choice.
  • Fixed multiple wmnets on repeated dial ups.
  • Improved shell environment – /etc/profile sourced only upon login
  • Added home/dsl/mnt to default .xfiletool.lst
  • Updated new theme and xmms skin.
  • Updated Getting Started – frugal & hard drive installs
  • Updated Install boot option menu


Version number 2.0
Operating systems Linux
Website Damn Small Linux
License type Prerequisites (GNU/BSD/etc.)
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