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I just recently converted to Linux. Because my family does not want Linux on our newer computer, I was forced to install it on an older computer. I will try to post as much of its statistics as I know (if there was a way to get the computer to list this I would much like to know it) :
CPU - 233 Mhz
RAM - ~40MB
HD - 20GB
CD - Creative 24x
In the process of installing Debian Linux, at the section of the install where packages are installed, the cd drive will rev up, and then fade... rev up, and then fade... rev up, and you get the picture. After a while, a message appears on the screen :