List of small Operating Systems

Damn Small Linux

DSL was originally developed as an experiment to see how many usable desktop applications can fit inside a 50MB live CD. It was at first just a personal tool/toy. But over time Damn Small Linux grew into a community project with thousands of development hours put into refinements including a fully automated remote and local application installation system and a very versatile backup and restore system which may be used with any writable media including a USB device, floppy disk, or a hard drive.

DSL has a nearly complete desktop, and a tiny core of command line tools. All applications have been chosen for the best balance of functionality, size and speed. Damn Small also has the ability to act as an SSH/FTP/HTTPD server right off of a live CD. In our quest to save space and have a fully functional desktop we've made many GUI administration tools which are fast yet still easy to use. What does DSL have?

XMMS (MP3, CD Music, and MPEG), FTP client, Dillo web browser, Netrik web browser, FireFox, spreadsheet, Sylpheed email, spellcheck (US English), a word-processor (Ted), three editors (Beaver, Vim, and Nano [Pico clone]), graphics editing and viewing (Xpaint, and xzgv), Xpdf (PDF Viewer), emelFM (file manager), Naim (AIM, ICQ, IRC), VNCviwer, Rdesktop, SSH/SCP server and client, DHCP client, PPP, PPPoE (ADSL), a web server, calculator, generic and GhostScript printer support, NFS, Fluxbox and JWM window managers, games, system monitoring apps, a host of command line tools, USB support, and pcmcia support, some wireless support.

Size: 50 MB

Slitaz Linux 

SliTaz GNU/Linux is a free operating system working completely in memory from removeable media such as a cdrom or USB key. It is light, speedy and fully installable on a hard drive. SliTaz is distributed in the form of a LiveCD that you can easily burn to a cdrom and boot from. When the system is running you can eject the LiveCD and use your CD drive for other tasks. The Live system provides a fully-featured, working graphical distro and lets you keep your data and personal settings on persistent media. The system can be extended with the Tazpkg package manager and security updates are provided for the cooking and stable versions.

Size: 35 MB

Puppy Linux

Puppy Linux is a special build of Linux meant to make computing easy and fast. Puppy Linux enables you to save money while doing more work, even allowing you to do magic by recovering data from destroyed PCs or by removing malware from Windows.

With Puppy Linux, you can carry your programs and data anywhere.
  1. Easy - Just use a CD or USB flash to boot a PC. Puppy Linux is downloadable as ISO, an image that can be burned to CD or DVD.
  2. Fast - Because Puppy is small, it can live in your PC's memory and be ready to quickly execute your commands, whereas in other systems, programs are first read from drive storage before being executed.
  3. Save Money - Even if your PC has no hard disk (ex, broken hard disk), you can still boot Puppy via CD or USB and continue working. Old PCs that no longer work with new systems will still work good-as-new with Puppy.
  4. Do More - Puppy boots in less than a minute, even in old PCs, and it does not require antivirus software. Administering Puppy is quick and minimal. With Puppy, you just have to take care of your data, which you can easily save to USB flash (Then forget about your operating system!). Your data can be read by other computers.
  5. Do Magic -Help your friends suffering from computer malware by booting Puppy and removing malware from their PC (use antivirus that is built-in or can be installed in Puppy). Example - bad Autorun.inf is easily removed by Puppy (Just delete it as well as its companion exe program). If your friend thinks that she has lost data from her corrupted hard disk, boot Puppy and try saving her data!
  6. Carry Anywhere (Portable) - Because Puppy is able to live in CD/DVD or USB flash, as well as save data to these same devices, you can carry your programs and data with you.
Size: 115 MB


MicroXP is a stripped down version of Microsoft Windows XP Operating System.
Based on: Windows XP
RAM usage on first Installation: 39 MB
Installation Size: 205 MB
Windows Folder Size: 199 MB
Download: ThePirateBay
Size: 100 MB


Tiny7 is a stripped down version of Microsoft Windows 7 Operating System.
Based on: Windows 7 Ultimate x86 build 6.1.7600.16385 RTM
RAM usage on first Installation: 145 MB
Installation Size: 2.46 GB
Windows Folder Size: 2.40 GB
Download: ThePirateBay
Size: 700 MB

Pokemon for Mobile (MeBoy)


Pokemon Red
Pokemon Red Version
Download: Mobiles24

Pokemon Silver
Pokemon Silver Version
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Pokemon Blue
Pokemon Blue Version
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Pokemon Gold
Pokemon Gold Version
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Pokemon Emerald
Pokemon Emerald Version
Download: Mobile9

Pokemon Crystal
Pokemon Crystal Version
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Pokemon Yellow
Pokemon Gold Version
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Pokemon Green
Pokemon Green Version
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Convert picture to painting


First of all, download FotoSketcher

FotoSketcher is a 100% free program for Windows which converts your digital photos into art automatically and in just a few mouse clicks. Over 20 different styles are available from pencil sketches to watercolor or oil paintings, pen & ink drawings and cartoons. 
You can also improve your original photos with simple tools (enhance contrast, sharpen, simplify image, increase luminosity, color saturation etc…) and add simple or realistic frames and text. 
FotoSketcher is completely free (even for commercial use, if you wish to sell your pictures) and does not contain any adware, spyware or virus. It runs on Microsoft Windows XP, Vista and 7.
How to use FotoSketcher?

Launch the main executable file(fotosketcher.exe)

Launching FotoSketcher
Now Click on the File menu and then Open a picture

Now, you have to click on Edit and then click on Drawing Parameters...
Fotosketcher - Drawing Parameters
Now choose the desired effect on Drawing Style

Here as you can see, there is a list of wide varieties of Drawing styles ready to be used:

Drawing Styles in FotoSketcher
You can choose any of the effect, I've chosen the one called Painting 3 (median+bilateral filter) in the above picture and the one called Painting 5 (watercolor) in the picture below.

Painting 5 (watercolor)
After you are done choosing the Drawing Style, click on the Draw button.

Drawing the Picture with the effect
Then you watch the progress bar to know the conversion progress:

FotoSketcher progress bar
Then you can save the drawing or set the picture as wallpaper:

Add Text in your photo:
To add text in your photo, click on Edit and then click Add Text to add text on your photo like so:

Now, enter your desired text and then set the position for the text in the photo like so:

FotoSketcher Add Text
Trying out the other Effects in FotoSketcher:

Drawing Style: Oil Pastel Sketch (color)
Oil Pastel Sketch (color)
Drawing Style: Emergence
Drawing Style: Painting 8 (expressive brushstrokes)
expressive brushstrokes
Drawing Style: Vintage Photo
Vintage Photo
Drawing Style: Oil Painting

Oil Painting

You can see the difference in picture after the FotoSketcher Drawing Effect below:

Picture after FotoSketcher's Effect