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raspberry pi fast linux based os

I have made a server with python that does some stuff with databases. My original plan was to install raspbian, but now that I have it is kind of sluggish. is there a more lightweight and thus ...
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Can we run linux in something faster than RAM?

This is perhaps a silly question, and may be the result of a misunderstanding. I'm studying CPU's right now, and memory in particular. I was just reading about how much faster SRAM is than DRAM but ...
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Fastest light-weight image viewer over forwarded x11 session (linux)

I have a slow network connection over which I'm forwarding x11 over ssh. I want to view images on the remote host (Ubuntu) quickly and efficiently. I'm looking for an image viewer that will take ...
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Lightweight Linux on Hewlett-Packard 2133 Mini-Note - Recommendations?

I've got an HP 2133 Mini-Note with a small (40 GB) IBM SSD installed. I'd like to use the machine as a fast, ultra-portable bare-bones word processor, and I'm tired of the relative "heaviness" of Win7 ...
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Running a program on boot from cd

Can anyone tell me how to create a cd which when booted from will automatically run a script I choose? I am trying to read the contents of the RAM before the system entirely boots so it must be ...
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How to automatically show USB camera or memory stick contents in Icewm?

I normally use a very lightweight Linux setup. No desktop like Gnome or KDE, just Icewm as the windows manager and nothing else that normal users might consider essential. Well, I do need a file ...
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Linux: lightweight pdf reader which can bookmark where I left off reading?

I am using Arch Linux on a notebook, which has a 4GB SSD drive. so I have to save disk space/storage by any possible means. Reading technological PDFs are really painful when you have to memorize ...
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What are some Linux lightweight PDF alternatives that support tabs?

Adobe Reader is the best, but it's so resource heavy. It takes almost 10% of my 8GB ram. Evince has trouble with highlighting text and does not support tabs. Foxit Reader for Linux does not support ...
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Looking for a lightweight laptop thats under 2 KG [closed]

I'm looking for a lightweight laptop (under 2 KG or preferable 1.5 KG) thats not too hard on the pocket. I was thinking of a Sony VAIO but I wanted to know if I have any better and/or cheaper options. ...