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Stali Distribution Smashes Assumptions about Linux

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Stali, which is built with statically linked binaries for speed and compactness, upends traditional ideas about how a Linux distribution should work. 

The first public version of Stali, a Linux distribution built to be as fast and small as possible, has been released after several years of work. This first release of the entire Stali OS fits into a 34MB ISO. Stali stands for static Linux, with "static" referring to how all binaries in the distribution are built statically against their libraries. Any routines in the library required by the binary are copied directly into the binary itself, instead of being linked to a shared copy of the library used by multiple programs. 

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