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Old 03-04-2005, 09:37 AM   #1
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good server distro for an old computer


I got an old computer, which I'm going to make a web-server. What is a good distro for it? I don't know much about that computers hardware and I'm not keen at looking inside it. I just know that the processor is Pentium Celeron, it has a sound card (this is useful for using it as a jukebox too) and TNT as the graphic card. My brother tried to install Debian but he got frustrated and quit. I don't need X on it.
 
Old 03-04-2005, 09:44 AM   #2
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Try SME Server http://www.contribs.org or Trustix http://www.trustix.org.
Runs fine on Celeron 466.
 
Old 03-04-2005, 10:04 AM   #3
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Yes, I agree with the above.

Trustix is good - but don't expect there to be a large user community.....

You could always use slackware with no gui..........
 
Old 03-04-2005, 10:08 AM   #4
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Slackware is could be good but I don't know how to configure the firewall in it?
 
  


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