Small Linux Distro Tiny Core 5.3 Is Now Available for Download

The latest version of this distribution can be downloaded from Softpedia

By Silviu Stahie on April 22nd, 2014 20:33 GMT

Robert Shingledecker has announced the immediate availability for download of the final version of the Tiny Core 5.3 Linux operating system, one of the smallest full operating systems in the world.

As the name implies, this distribution is known for its small size and versatility. The developer integrates a large number of packages and an attractive desktop. After a few development versions, the final release of this powerful operating system is now out.

According to the changelog, nosuid has been updated to version 1.22.1, ntpd has been added, a dc failure has been corrected, the wget timeout has been modified to 10 seconds, an error that occurred when the extension contained multiple modules has been fixed, and the owner /tmp/tce/optional has been changed in order to support tftplist.

Also, sudo is now used when unmounting meta-extensions, full path has been added to the sudo'd commands, the ntpserver boot option has been added, getTime.sh has been switched to ntpd, and aliases have been replaced with functions in useBusybox.

A complete list of updates and changes can be found in the official announcement. You can download Tiny Core Linux 5.3 right now from Softpedia. The distribution is Live, so you can test it before installing it.
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