Forum Thread: Lightest Linux Distro..

Lightest Linux Distro..

Hi guys

Here is the list of lightest ( especially in ram) distro of linux. Along with all the information provided in that link. This distro is good for beginners as well as for immediate and professional hackers. Some of the distro is using just 100MB of hard disk space. They all are also idle for VMware or virtual box.

I hope this helpful for you all
Here is the list :

-Kolibri 0.7.7.0
6MB RAM
http://kolibrios.org/ (No search results on http://distrowatch.com/)
Screenshot: http://use.com/6MB_RAM_Kolibri_0_7_7...30d77faac24042

Damn Small Linux (DSL) 4.4.10
20.2MB RAM
http://distrowatch.com/table.php?distribution=damnsmall
Screenshot: http://use.com/20_2MB_RAM_DSL_4_4_10...4149b41062caf3

Puppy Lucid 5.1.0
30MB RAM
http://distrowatch.com/table.php?distribution=puppy
Screenshot: http://use.com/30MB_RAM_Puppy_Lucid_...e88ceae4a16b5d

Tiny Core Linux 3.1
32.9MB RAM
http://distrowatch.com/table.php?distribution=tinycore
Screenshot: http://use.com/32_9MB_RAM_Tiny_Core_...2b004ed36de746

antiX M8.5
33.5MB RAM
http://distrowatch.com/table.php?distribution=antix
Screenshot: http://use.com/33_5MB_RAM_antiX_M8_5...084afa0fb03ed6

SliTaz 3.0
35MB RAM
http://distrowatch.com/table.php?distribution=SliTaz
Screenshot: http://use.com/35MB_RAM_SliTaz_3_0_cea69e863d31ef7bc3bb

Lubuntu 10.04
52MB RAM
http://distrowatch.com/table.php?distribution=Lubuntu
Screenshot: http://use.com/52MB_RAM_Lubuntu_10_0...61f977a767dfc0

CrunchBang 9.04.01
63.07MB RAM
http://distrowatch.com/table.php?dis...ion=CrunchBang
Screenshot: http://use.com/63_07MB_RAM_CrunchBan...d971e8270daace

wattOS R2
71.3MB RAM
http://distrowatch.com/table.php?distribution=wattos
Screenshot: http://use.com/71_3MB_RAM_wattOS_R2_...2d257748eaaf15

Linux Mint 9 Fluxbox
76MB RAM
http://distrowatch.com/table.php?distribution=mint
Screenshot: http://use.com/76MB_RAM_Linux_Mint_9...89775d4a2467f0

Linux Mint 9 LXDE
80MB RAM
http://distrowatch.com/table.php?distribution=mint
Screenshot: http://use.com/80MB_RAM_Linux_Mint_9...c09fc2052ec63d

Peppermint One Respin 08042010
80MB RAM
http://distrowatch.com/table.php?dis...ion=peppermint
Screenshot: http://use.com/80MB_RAM_Peppermint_O...c575f7df0285b7

Xubuntu 10.04
99.4MB RAM
http://distrowatch.com/table.php?distribution=Xubuntu
Screenshot: http://use.com/99_4MB_RAM_Xubuntu_10...37d8a3b79af663

Linux Mint 9 XFCE
99.6MB RAM
http://distrowatch.com/table.php?distribution=mint
Screenshot: http://use.com/99_6MB_RAM_Linux_Mint...9208b4071048dd

Fedora 13 LXDE Spin
106MB RAM
http://distrowatch.com/table.php?distribution=fedora
Screenshot: http://use.com/106MB_RAM_Fedora_13_L...76459f1a5e8f94

Debian 5.06 LXDE
109.73MB RAM
http://distrowatch.com/table.php?distribution=debian
Screenshot: http://use.com/109_73MB_RAM_Debian_5...65b2f133fe7677

Ubuntu 10.04.1 Lucid Lynx
115.4MB RAM
http://distrowatch.com/table.php?distribution=Ubuntu
Screenshot: http://use.com/115_4MB_RAM_Ubuntu_10...13300814b16478

Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick Meerkat
116.4MB RAM
http://distrowatch.com/table.php?distribution=Ubuntu
Screenshot: http://use.com/116_4MB_RAM_Ubuntu_10...2d01699a38514a

Fedora 13 GNOME
117.8MB RAM
http://distrowatch.com/table.php?distribution=fedora
Screenshot: http://use.com/117_8MB_RAM_Fedora_13...3383bd97f42994

Linux Mint 9 GNOME
119.5 RAM
http://distrowatch.com/table.php?distribution=mint
Screenshot: http://use.com/119_5_RAM_Linux_Mint_...02c48f322bd473

Ylmf OS 3.0
125.9MB RAM
http://distrowatch.com/table.php?distribution=ylmf
Screenshot: http://use.com/125_9MB_RAM_Ylmf_3_0_...e43d4ca8f65d29

Absolute Linux 13.1.5
160.42MB RAM
http://distrowatch.com/table.php?distribution=absolute
Screenshot: http://use.com/160_42MB_RAM_Absolute...1c31dfa4b94b4f

Unity Linux 2010 Final
172.6MB RAM
http://distrowatch.com/table.php?distribution=unity
Screenshot: http://use.com/172_6MB_RAM_Unity_Lin...41a0cdb1ee77f2

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Nicw post! But the screenshot links seem to be faulty.

Sorry about that .but in http://distrowatch.com ...(link which i provided )u can get all the necessary information as well as screenshots

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