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Can I use APT on TinyCore?

Will tinyCore let me use APT? I am looking forward to use a very light version of Linux on a netbook or something. For the last few years I been using Linux Mint and I like it, but I am getting tired ...
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Tiny Core Linux persistent home directory

I have a command line frugal install of Tiny Core and I want to have a persistent home directory, because the programs I run save results there. I read the persistent option details and followed ...
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chroot and hyperos on ArchLinux?

hyperos is a fork of tinycorelinux Can I run hyperos in a chroot? How can I create an ISO image from files on repo? Is this possible? Which steps should I follow?
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XGrabpointer + autohotkeyX_master combo for gaming in Linux

I have an old desktop P4 with Hyper Threading Technology, 1Gig RAM, 256 Nvidia 5500FX AGP and I am new to Linux OS, Tiny Core Linux 4.0 is the flavor I use. I was curious about possibility of playing ...
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I want to run Linux ISO from windows

I'm looking to run a linux ISO from within windows 7, say Tiny Core Linux. I have tried StartLinux, and extracted its contents in a folder with the ISO file. It started fine but, after a while, I ...
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mounting a davfs share always asks for credentials

I installed davfs2 on my rPi running piCore-6.1. I added a line with the desired mountpoint to /etc/fstab: https://url.../ /path.../ davfs _netdev,rw,user,uid=1000,gid=1000 0 0 I also created a /...
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Monitor Busy Box NTPD in Tiny Core Linux

I use Busy Box with Tiny Core Linux in a virtual appliance. I can run NTP Daemon using /usr/sbin/ntpd -p pool.ntp.org The problem is it doesn't output any logs to /var/log/ntp.log. Am I looking at ...
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TCL: TCP Wrapper (tcp_wrappers.tcz) installed but /usr/local/bin/tcpd file is not there

I'm learning host based firewall by installing tcp_wrappers.tcz on Tiny Core Linux (TCL). Initially, the following files were not there which was expected. /etc/hosts.allow /etc/hosts.deny BEFORE ...
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Why can't dd write to /dev/ram0 on Core Linux?

I created an ext2 file-system on /dev/ram0 ramdisk, and mounted it at /mnt/ram. mkdir /mnt/ram mkext2fs /dev/ram0 sudo mount /dev/ram0 /mnt/ram -o rw Reading from ramdisk with dd works. dd if=/dev/...
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“Real install” of core-linux (TinyCore)

I want to setup the core (just CLI) version of the tinycorelinux-Project on a hard disk with a real root file system, not the emulated variant with the need of manually saving the progress. Has ...
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Tiny Core: startup script and persistence

I need a very lightweight, and I found Tiny Core Linux, which I installed following this guide, but I have several problems, related to adding SysVinit (in which is based) startup scripts: Anything I ...
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Install Openbox on Tiny Core Linux (core ISO)

How do I install Openbox on Tiny Core Linux (core ISO)? I tried: tce-load -wi openbox Installation finished without errors. Then I did: tce-run openbox But then I got this error: Openbox-Message:...
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Resizing a partition in TinyCore without losing data

I have the following doubt about TinyCore: how to can I resize the boot partition (the only partition available) without losing data? I believe I have to: boot to command prompt using some live ...
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Install app on tiny core

How do you install mysql on tiny core? Also how do you install clamav? Can you install apt-get or yum on tiny core? All should be done in command line / terminal
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Chromium webrowser can't be installed in tinycore 5.3.19

I'm working with tinycore-5.3.19 in an x86 architecture. I've tried to install a browser using the Apps. Browser. I've selected as remote extension chromium-browser.tcz. "OnBoot": Details: Title: ...
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Comparison between Arch Linux and Tiny Core [closed]

What is the difference between Arch Linux distro and Tiny Core distro? I have yet to find a website which compares them.
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apt-get 'deb' is not known in /etc/apt/sources.list

I get following error trying to excute apt-get update 'deb' is not known in /etc/apt/sources.list My sources.list deb http://deb.debian.org/debian/ stable main contrib deb-src http://deb.debian....