ttylinux is a small, minimal Linux distribution. It is freely available as a bootable CD-ROM image. The build system of shell scripts and configuration files that build the bootable CD-ROM image is also freely available.
This document provides information about using and installing ttylinux. The audience of this document should be comfortable with using the Bash command line.
The word ttylinux has no capital letters, ever. "TTYlinux", "TTY-Linux", "TtyLinux", "Ttylinux" and all other usages of a capital letter or extra symbol are wrong. When spoken, ttylinux sounds like "t - t - y - linux".
Using the ttylinux build distribution for building ttylinux is beyond the scope of this document. The build distribution has a short text file describing how to build ttylinux. When available, the Developer Guide describes building ttylinux.
This User Guide is primarily for the PC platform ttylinux availble for the i486, and is somewhat applicable to the i686 and x86_64 PC variants. This User Guide is also usefull for understanding the basics of the other ttylinux variants.