|Welcome to BasicLinux 3.5
BL3 is a mini-Linux designed specifically for old PCs. It provides a slim 2.2.26 kernel, a user-friendly shell and an assortment of utilities. BL3 includes a web browser, comm program, mail client, telnet client, wget, dhcp and dial-up ppp. It also includes a small-footprint GUI and is able to run remote X (via network) with as little as 4mb RAM.Minimum requirements
Intel 386 or compatible
DOS (or Windows 95/98 running in DOS mode)
If you have less than 8mb RAM, you must activate swap memory. You do this by unzipping swap.zip (in C:\baslin).
To start BL3, type BOOT and press the ENTER key.
If you have a suitable modem, you can run pppsetup to configure a dial-up connection to your Internet Service Provider. Note: many of the modems in Windows computers are designed to work only with Windows — they do not
Installing BasicLinux to an ext2 partition (optional)
BasicLinux 3 is designed for old PCs with limited RAM. It is not suitable for mission-critical systems and should not be used on systems containing irreplacable data.