Damn Small Linux is a very small (50 MB) Linux distribution with a full suite of desktop utilities.

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Damn Small Linux: aes module not working

I try to get losetup with aes encryption working on a Damn Small Linux 4.11 rc2, but without success: # modprobe aes $ dd if=/dev/random ibs=512 count=256 of=crypt.img # losetup -e aes /dev/loop0 ...
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How can I use a directory in the host system (Windows) as the file system root (or even simply a shared folder) for Linux in QEMU?

I have heard that Linux does goofy things with file systems, and therefore uses different file systems from Windows, hence the virtual disk file. (More on that below.) However, I am accustomed to the ...
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How to install QEMU on Damn Small Linux?

I'm trying to install QEMU on a Damn Small Linux installation in order to emulate Pentium features in a 486 computer. Though DSL was discontinued, it's the only Linux that runs reasonably on the 486 ...
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Damn Small Linux with XAMPP Linux to create a webserver on a P4 machine or Mele A2000

A couple of days I'am busy to figure out to create a powerful light weight server that can be used as webserver to serve some simple sites that using PHP and mod-rewrite. The P4-box (actually a ...
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How to access files on a USB stick after booting from that USB stick?

I booted computer from a USB stick using UNetBootin and Damn Small Linux. Now I want to include some files on the stick such that they'll be available to me once the computer is booted up in Linux. I ...
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how to access virtual machine through web browser?

I recently got Damn Small Linux running inside Virtual Box on Linux Mint. I was wondering if there was any way to let people connect to one of my DSL virtual machines through their web browsers from ...
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Damn Small Linux hangs on “Checking for for USB” [closed]

On boot of Damn Small Linux on a very old laptop ('98), it goes through the normal routine, until DSL checks for USB devices, at which point it hangs with the message "Checking for for USB...", and ...
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Damn Small Linux does not detect hard drive but Debian can see it

I have a Toshiba Dynabook 2010 laptop and I want to install Damn Small Linux (DSL) on it. The problem is when I boot with DSL there is no hard drive named /dev/hda1 and fdisk -l command does not ...
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If I add something to cron as a weekly job, will it not run unless my computer is on at that very exact time?

Let's say I do this: 0 0 0 * * somejob Will this run on a set date, and if my computer is not no at that date will it skip that week? Let's say I set this job right now. And then my computer is ...
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Smallest linux with apt repositories?

Does someone knows a small linux distro that comes with apt package? I tried puppy linux and dsl, but I didn't like any of those. I am looking to setup a LAMP into a virtual machine with a small ...
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What is the default root password for DSLinux?

What's the default root password in DSLinux, or in any Linux distribution? I didn't set it.
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virt-install error: Host does not support any virtualization options

Completed CentOS 5.4 perfect install from howtoforge.com (ISPConfig 3). I have ISPConfig 3 deployed with a handful of sites. I installed xen: yum install xen kernel-xen I installed the recommended ...