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First stable release of PeeWeeLinux embedded Linux

Aug 19, 2000 — by LinuxDevices Staff — from the LinuxDevices Archive — views

PeeWeeLinux 0.50 has been released. PeeWeeLinux is a small Linux distribution aimed at embedded devices. The distribution attempts to make the configuration and installation of a Linux operating system on an embedded platform as painless as possible.

The main features are:

  • Ease of use
  • Menu driven development environment
  • Sources are available
  • Package maintenance using rpm
  • Ideal for embedded applications
  • Suitable for building single floppy systems
  • XFree86 support
  • Kernel supports USB, PCMCIA, and M-Systems Disk-On-Chip
Commercial products known to run PeeWeeLinux are:Related story:
PeeWeeLinux — a small embedded Linux distribution

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