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Small/Tight/Hardened Linux

Postposted on Wed Aug 27, 2008 11:59 am

I am looking for a small footprint Linux with Apache/PHP/ODBC. I would love to have 200-300meg download package that would do it.
Looking to do an appliance that we simply monitor and get to remotely. Looking for a tight Linux solution aimed at web serving.

Thanks in advance guys.
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Re: Small/Tight/Hardened Linux

Postposted on Wed Aug 27, 2008 12:03 pm

Ubuntu server edition has all of that, IIRC. I don't know about size though.
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Re: Small/Tight/Hardened Linux

Postposted on Wed Aug 27, 2008 12:08 pm

the basic ubuntu server install is about 300-450 MB. You can probably trim some fat of that though
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Re: Small/Tight/Hardened Linux

Postposted on Wed Aug 27, 2008 2:29 pm

Also worth a look at Debian Stable as long as this is not on too modern hardware.
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Re: Small/Tight/Hardened Linux

Postposted on Wed Aug 27, 2008 2:41 pm

You could try Ubuntu JeOS and tell it to install just the stuff you need. Same trick off Debian Netinst.
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