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Old 04-18-2007, 12:17 PM   #1
ra2000
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please introduce me light weight distro


hi
Please introduce me light weight distro for old hardware that have'nt shortage in it's librareis.
My cpu is pentiume 233 MHZ MMX +128 MB ram
Please don't suggest me puppy ,vector or damnsmall linux

thanks
 
Old 04-18-2007, 12:29 PM   #2
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Loads of people are going to give you all sorts of ideas, based on their own knowledge, preferences, and experience.
That said, there are also LOADS of distros which can be made 'lightweight' in terms of installed size, un-needed options, and other factors.
Why not check on 'distrowatch.com', or on LQ's 'Distro Reviews' on the menu to the right, or on this quite complete list: http://www.linuxbasis.com/distributions.html and decide for yourself what best suits your needs.
 
Old 04-18-2007, 01:00 PM   #3
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And also check the links in my signature - distro choosers and a comparison chart.
 
Old 04-18-2007, 06:24 PM   #4
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Distros for older Hardware:

Vector Linux
http://www.vectorlinux.com/

DSL
http://www.damnsmalllinux.org/

Puppy Linux
http://www.puppylinux.org/user/viewpage.php?page_id=3

Slackware
http://www.slackware.com/

SLAX Live CD
http://www.slax.org/

BeaFanatIX
http://bea.cabarel.com/

Elive:
http://www.elivecd.org/

Deli
http://delili.lens.hl-users.com/

Luit Linux
http://luitlinux.sarovar.org/
 
Old 04-18-2007, 07:21 PM   #5
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I'd probably look at Xubuntu 6.10. Ease of Ubuntu, with a lightweight GUI. What do you plan to do with this PC? Is it going to have 'Net access? If so, how will it get online(Dial up, NIC card and router/cable modem, etc..). Some Dial up modems are tricky under Linux, no matter what distro.

http://www.xubuntu.com

According to the below, you might need to use the Alternate Install CD(basically, its text based, but still pretty easy)
http://www.xubuntu.com/get#requirements

Although written around Ubuntu, this wiki will work with Xubuntu also...
http://ubuntuguide.org/wiki/Ubuntu:Edgy

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