Absolute Linux is a lightweight Linux distribution that works on older hardware and is based on Slackware Linux. The client is designed for everyday use (internet, multimedia, documents). Absolute Linux's default file and window managers are IceWM and ROX. Some of the programs offered by default include: GIMP, OpenOffice, Google Chrome, Xfburn, p7zip, AbiWord, and Pidgin. Many script utilities are included with Absolute Linux to aid with configuration and maintenance of the system.