When comparing Bedrock vs SliTaz, the Slant community recommends Bedrock for most people. In the question“What are the best Linux distributions for desktops?” Bedrock is ranked 20th while SliTaz is ranked 37th.
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Pro Choose your init system
Pro Choose your package manager
Pro Virtually every pro from every linux distro
Since Bedrock lets you pick and choose the best parts from each distro, every single pro from each distro applies to Bedrock.
Pro Pick and choose what you want from other distros
Want Debian's stable base and Arch's pacman for bleeding edge packages?
Want the security of Qubes OS and Gentoo's portage?
With the correct setup all this can be achieved.
Pro One of the smallest distributions with desktop GUI
The core liveCD is only 35 megabytes. The boot-from-internet option fits on a floppy.
Pro Very fast
Pro Can add desktop effects
SliTaz has a feature called "Desktop Effects" which can add shadow or fade effects to windows.
Pro Very customizable
SliTaz is very customizable. You can programatically edit and change anything you want on how the OS looks or behaves.
Con Difficulty setting up
Bedrock can be challenging to setup properly with the correct strata.
Con Install instructions are in French
When first booting SliTaz from a USB or from a Live CD, the installation instructions are in French.
Con Not much variety as to available applications
SliTaz does not have as many applications in its repositories as the bigger distros such as Ubuntu.