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Old 07-19-2006, 06:36 PM   #1
wezona
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Which distro best for old Dell laptop


Pentium 2 266
128mb ram
5.5gb hard drive

What would be the best (given the hardware) distro to run on this machine?
 
Old 07-19-2006, 06:56 PM   #2
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VectorLinux is specificaly designed to work on old hardware
 
Old 07-19-2006, 06:58 PM   #3
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Moved: This thread is more suitable in Linux Distributions and has been moved accordingly to help your thread/question get the exposure it deserves.
 
Old 07-19-2006, 06:59 PM   #4
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There are quite a few to choose from. Vector as suggested above as well as Slackware and Debian.
 
Old 07-19-2006, 07:10 PM   #5
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Im pretty sure vector is slackware based, correct me if im wrong
 
Old 07-20-2006, 04:10 AM   #6
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Im pretty sure vector is slackware based, correct me if im wrong
Yes its based on Slackware.
 
Old 07-20-2006, 04:41 AM   #7
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VectorLinux

http://www.vectorlinux.com/

Puppy Linux

http://www.puppylinux.org/user/viewpage.php?page_id=1

Slackware

http://www.slackware.com/

Debian

http://www.debian.org/

Damn Small Linux

http://www.damnsmalllinux.org/

BeatrIX
http://www.watsky.net/

hope this Helps,

Jake

Last edited by jacook; 07-20-2006 at 04:51 AM.
 
Old 07-20-2006, 05:46 AM   #8
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Thanks for all your help guys.
 
  


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