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Old 04-14-2005, 03:03 PM   #1
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266MHz, 128MB RAM, 4GB HD


Will Vector run alright on such a low end laptop? I'm doing some experiments for school and heard that Ubuntu and Vector are the ways to go for poorer hardware as long as I run a lightweight desktop manager like Fluxbox or XFCE.

Also are either of those desktop managers installed on Ubuntu?
 
Old 04-14-2005, 03:27 PM   #2
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apart from ubuntu i recommend slackware

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Old 04-14-2005, 05:03 PM   #3
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I run Vector 4.3 on a PentiumPro 200 with 128 megs of ram just fine, using fluxbox.
 
Old 04-15-2005, 12:43 AM   #4
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Old 04-16-2005, 10:41 PM   #5
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yes vector will run nicely on there. I run it on an old Toshiba Satellite notebook.. Pentium MMX 200MHz, 32MB RAM 2GB HDD. The extra RAM will be your biggest friend and it should run nicely.
 
  


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