The Official Damn Small Linux Book: The Tiny Adaptable Linux That Runs on Anything (Prentice Hall Professional) offers the first definitive, practical guide to this remarkable system and tells you everything you need to know to get DSL running on your system in just minutes.
Chapter 1 – Overview of Damn Small Linux – introduces you to the operating system. It tells you what you can expect working with DSL and why "small is beautiful." Robert Shingledecker, John Andrews, and Christopher Negus show you how to get the most out of this portable, versatile, efficient and secure OS and answer some commonly asked questions about DSL.
This chapter is an excerpt from the book, The Official Damn Small Linux Book: The Tiny Adaptable Linux That Runs on Anything, by Robert Shingledecker, John Andrews, Christopher Negus, published by Prentice Hall Professional, August, 2007, (ISBN 0-13-233869-6). Copyright © 2008.