The fundamental reason is that Puppy has been built from scratch, file-by-file, and is not based on any other Linux distribution. One of the most amazing features of Puppy is the range of powerful applications yet such tiny size ...and the speed. Mageia. Parted Magic. The Parted Magic OS employs core programs of GParted and Parted to handle partitioning tasks with ease, while featuring other useful software (e.g.
Partimage, TestDisk, Truecrypt, Clonezilla, G4L, SuperGrubDisk, ddrescue, etc…) and an excellent set of info to benefit the user. Parted Magic is licensed under the GPL , so an extensive collection of file system tools are also included, as Parted Magic supports the following: btrfs, exfat, ext2, ext3, ext4, fat16, fat32, hfs, hfs+, jfs, linux-swap, ntfs, reiserfs, reiser4, xfs, and zfs.
Parted Magic requires at least a i686 processor and 312MB of RAM to operate or 175MB in “Live” mode. Features. Gentoo. Sabayon. Pentoo. Redhat. CentOS. Stella. Stella is a desktop focused, Gnome2 based Centos 6 _remix_.
Stella is not a fork. It is available as installable Live media and contains standard Centos software plus some multimedia and desktop additions. Fedora. Fuduntu. Mandriva. OpenSUSE. Debian. Kubuntu. Lubuntu.
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