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December 3, 2016

How to Install SliTaz 4.0 Linux and Review on VMware

SliTaz 4.0 Linux
SliTaz 4.0 Linux Installation and Review on VMware

In this tutorial, we'll install SliTaz 4.0 and review on VMware Workstation/Player step by step. We'll also install VMware Tools on SliTaz for better VM performance and usability. This tutorial also helps for installing SliTaz 4.0 to hard drive on physical computer or laptop.

SliTaz 4.0 Installation Steps:

  1. Download SliTaz 4.0 Live ISO
  2. Create Virtual Machine on VMware Workstation/Player
  3. Installing SliTaz 4.0 to Hard Drive (HDD)
  4. Installing VMware Tools
  5. Test VMware Tools Features (Fit Guest Now, Drag-Drop File and Clipboard Sharing)
  6. Installing Applications such as Firefox on SliTaz
  7. SliTaz 4.0 Review

Installing SliTaz 4.0 Linux and Review on VMware

What is SliTaz GNU/Linux?

SliTaz GNU/Linux is a light-weight, community-based Linux distribution suitable for use on older hardware. SliTaz is less than 30MB, but it packs a graphical desktop environment and an amazing array of applications. It uses BusyBox, a recent Linux kernel and GNU software. It boots with Syslinux and provides more than 200 Linux commands, the lighttpd web server, SQLite database, rescue tools, IRC client, SSH client and server powered by Dropbear, X window system, JWM (Joe's Window Manager), gFTP, Geany IDE, Mozilla Firefox, AlsaPlayer, GParted, a sound file editor and more. The SliTaz ISO image fits on a less than 30 MB media and takes just 80 MB of hard disk space. The system can be extended with the Tazpkg package manager and security updates are provided for the cooking and stable versions.
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SliTaz GNU/Linux 4.0 New Features and Improvements

SliTaz 4.0 provides a complete graphical desktop in 35 MB based on LXDE and Openbox that works entirely in 192 MB of RAM. Its new 4-in-1 CD image can be installed on a hard drive with only 48 MB by automatically selecting a configuration most fully suited to your hardware. The home-made tools have grown. Tazpkg brings a new notification system and is much faster despite the increase in the number of packages and Tazpanel enables a new centralized management system.

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