SliTaz GNU/Linux

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SliTaz GNU/Linux
Developer The SliTaz GNU/Linux Association
Christophe Lincoln
OS family Unix-like
Working state Current
Source model Open source
Initial release 22 March 2008[1]
Latest release 4.0 / April 10, 2012 (2012-04-10)[2]
Latest preview Cooking / February 16, 2014 (2014-02-16)
Package manager Tazpkg
Platforms x86
Kernel type Monolithic (Linux kernel)
Default user interface Openbox, LXDE
License GNU GPL and various others
Official website

SliTaz GNU/Linux is a light-weight, community-based Linux distribution suitable for use on older hardware or as a Live CD or Live USB.[3][4][5][6]

System requirements[edit]

SliTaz GNU/Linux is supported on all machines based on the i486 or x86 Intel compatible processors.[2] The Live CD has four variants of SliTaz, requiring from 192 MB of RAM for the Core system to 48 MB for a text mode and X Window System.[2] SliTaz can even run in 16 MB of RAM and a little swap memory.[7] SliTaz can be booted from a Live CD, Live USB, floppy disk, or a local area network,[8] or can be installed, requiring approximately 100 MB of hard disk space.[9]

Release history[edit]

Version Release date Stability
1.0 23 March 2008 Stable version
2.0 16 April 2009 Stable version
3.0 28 March 2010 Stable version
4.0 10 April 2012 Current stable version


See also[edit]


  1. ^ "SliTaz 1.0 Release Notes". SliTaz. Retrieved 5 August 2012. 
  2. ^ a b c "SliTaz 4.0 Release Notes". SliTaz. Retrieved 5 August 2012. 
  3. ^ "SliTaz". Linux Magazine. Retrieved 5 August 2012. 
  4. ^ " :: SliTaz, a mighty micro Linux distro". Retrieved 2013-07-06. 
  5. ^ Nick Veitch . "8 of the best tiny Linux distros: Slitaz and Tiny Core Linux | News". TechRadar. Retrieved 2013-07-06. 
  6. ^ "Spotlight on Linux: SliTaz GNU/Linux 3.0". Linux Journal. Retrieved 2013-07-06. 
  7. ^ "Loram-CDrom". Slitaz. 
  8. ^ "From BIOS to /etc/init.d/rcS". SliTaz Doc. Retrieved 5 August 2012. 
  9. ^ "Introduction to the project". SliTaz. Retrieved 5 August 2012. 

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