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Linux distro for C development on a thumbdrive

Discussion in 'Linux / BSD / Mac OS X' started by hellrazor, Jul 13, 2012.

  1. hellrazor

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    I'm thinking of going back to working with/learning C, and I hate doing it on Windows, so I was wondering if anybody knows a good distro I can shove on an old (4GB) thumbdrive? I'd like it a bit small (the thumbdrive is a bit slow) and to not look like shit *coughpuppycough*.
     
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    What things are you going to be doing in C? Because I find that I only really ever use C for embedded systems when I'm not using VHDL, or really low level operations when I can't be bothered to use Assembly.
     
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    Fooling around until I get good with it.
     
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    On a 4Gb thumbdrive?... Give Puppy Linux a go though I don't think it installs GCC by default, but there again I don't think that too many of live CD distro's do either. As a live CD Puppy has the advantage of loading as a ramdisk so it'll be fast, and to free up the optical drive.
     
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    May be Debian + LXDE?

    Network install and a lightweight desktop environment and you are ready to go
     
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    ^ This.
     
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