Tiny Core 7.1 Officially Released
Tiny Core Linux is a minimal and small operating system is designed with the focus to provide a base system using Busybox and FLTK. Developed and Maintained by Robert Shingledecke, Tiny Core Linux is well known for its small size which usually around 11 to 16MB and lack of many features most of which are accessible through extensions.
After being in development for over a month, the development team behind the smallest GNU/Linux operating system has announced the latest version 7.1.
Tiny Core usually sport the shortest development circle for all Linux-based distributions, during this time, the small OS received only two release candidates (RC) with the first one implementing syslogd -L after -R in the tc-config components, as well as moved the rebuildfstab call to the mnttool utility in the mountables.sh script.
The second Release Candidate version of Tiny Core Linux 7.1 upgraded the BusyBox collection of UNIX utilities from version 1.24.1 to 1.24.2, giving users the latest and most advanced command-line tools, and increased of BusyBox syslogd’s buffer size from 256 to 512.
Another exciting change was that were mentioned including syslog was moved aftmnttool utility to be refreshed automatically are now present in the final Tiny Core Linux 7.1 release.
Those using Tiny Core for the first time should know that for minimal configuration, Tiny Core needs at least 46 MB of RAM in order to run, and Core requires at least 28 MB of RAM. The minimum CPU is an i486DX.
But recommended configuration requires a Pentium 2 CPU and 128 MB of RAM.