Web site: featherlinux.berlios.de (not active)
Origin: United Kingdom
Category: Desktop, Mini distribution
Desktop environment: Fluxbox
Based on: Knoppix
Wikipedia: Father Linux
Media: Live CD
The last version | Released: 0.7.5 | July 04, 2005
Feather Linux – a small, Knoppix based Linux distribution which fits in under 128 MB.
It boots from either a CD or a USB flash drive, into a Fluxbox desktop environment and works in live mode, but a hard drive installation option is also available. It can run on a 486 or higher, and requires 16MB RAM to run on the console, and 24MB RAM to run the X server.
Feather Linux iso image features a set of applications for many tasks, such as: Firefox, Gaim, AbiWord, MPlayer with all the needed plugins, XMMS with a handful of plugins, Sylpheed, AbiWord, Pidgin, Rox-filer, and a lot more.
Due it is based on Knoppix (and Debian), Feather offers Synaptic for package managing.
The founder and developer of the Feather Linux is Robert Sullivan.
Feather Linux 0.7.5 i386 119MB.iso