Mint XFCE, LXLE Eclectica, Lubuntu, Bodhi, Antix, Q4, TinyCore, Elementary, Chaletos, Peppermint, 4M, Refracta, Trisquel Mini
The Linux that you will be getting are:
|The purpose of Linux Mint is to produce a modern, elegant and comfortable operating system which is both powerful and easy to use.|
This is the XFCE version of Linux Mint 18 'Sarah', the Xfce aims to be fast and lightweight, while still being visually appealing and easy to use.
LXLE is based on Lubuntu using the LXDE desktop environment, It is designed to be light on resources while giving a full function system.
Lubuntu provide a very lightweight distribution, with all the advantages of the Ubuntu world (repositories, support, etc.).
Lubuntu is a good operating system for many old computers but not for all of them, Some computers have too little horsepower or memory.
A rule of thumb is that the computer should not be more than 10 years old.
4MLinux is a mini Linux distribution focusing on the following four "M":
- Maintenance (system rescue Live CD),
AntiX is a fast, lightweight and easy to install systemd-free linux live distribution based on Debian. It offers users the "antiX Magic" in an environment suitable for old and new computers.
Antix can run on most computers, ranging from 256 MB old PIII systems with pre-configured swap to the latest powerful boxes
Refracta is a Linux distribution based on Devuan GNU+Linux (a systemd-free fork of Debian), designed primarily for home computer users and also for use as a system rescue and recovery disk.
It provides a simple and familiar layout using the Xfce desktop. Other desktop environments and additional software packages are available from the Devuan package repository.
Trisquel GNU/Linux is a small yet very fast & full operating system for home users, small enterprises and educational centers.
The project is managed by independent developers and is partially funded by donations.
Slacko is a type of Puppy Linux, it is extraordinarily small, yet quite full-featured. What's different here is that it boots into a ramdisk and, unlike other live distributions that have to keep pulling stuff off the USB, it loads into RAM.
This means that all applications start in the blink of an eye and respond to user input instantly even in the live version.
|Slitaz is a light full-fledged Linux OS made of 30 MB. On the live Version you get Firefox (Minefield) for browsing the web, PCManFM for file management, and a large list of other programs.|
It supports most machines based on i486 or x86 Intel compatible processors, a minimum of 192MB of memory is recommended to use the core version.
This is the smallest Linux distro on the collection: Tiny Core Linux (TCL) is a minimal Linux operating system focusing on providing a base system using BusyBox and FLTK.
The distribution is notable for its small size (16 MB) and minimalism; additional functions are provided by extension
Bodhi Linux 3
Bodhi is a lightweight Linux distribution based on Ubuntu.
The philosophy for the distribution is to provide a minimal base system so that users can populate it with the software they want. Thus, by default it only includes software that is essential to most Linux users, including file browsers (EFM), a web browser and a terminal emulator.
|DebianDog is very small 32-bit Debian Live distro shaped to look and act like Puppy Linux.|
Debian structure and Debian behaviour are untouched and Debian documentation is 100% valid for DebianDog.
It have access to all debian repositories using apt-get or synaptic.
|Q4os is a very fast and powerful operating system based on the latest technologies while offering highly productive desktop environment.|
It have very low hardware requirements, runs great on brand new machines as well as legacy computers. It is also very applicable for virtualization and cloud computing.