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Smallest Linux Webserver Distro

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I have several older thinclients with 512MB RAM and 512MB HD/Memory Card. I would like to find a distro that would easily translate into a webserver for these. If I can get them functioning I will get a bigger card. I am a linux gui noob... I do understand basics of how to use the terminal and am a quick learner. If you suggest a distro, please be familiar with its install and I will start another thread/question on step by step for install....

I will be using a CD to install this...

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http://www.damnsmalllinux.org/
http://puppylinux.org/
http://tinycorelinux.net/
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lightweight_Linux_distribution

but I have to admit that I did not apply your metrics to find the "smallest", please do yourself ;-)
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wary puppy 5.3 barebones was perfect
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