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Old 07-22-2008, 01:16 AM   #1
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best linux for 128 mb ram with USB support


i have PIII PC and have 128mb RAM which is the best linux for me which gives me the support for USB also.
 
Old 07-22-2008, 01:50 AM   #2
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hi rajesh, Try with Fedora6. If your system is slow then move to Fedora4. That will be better.
 
Old 07-22-2008, 02:36 AM   #3
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hi rajesh, Try with Fedora6. If your system is slow then move to Fedora4. That will be better.
Recommending old and unsupported distributions isn't a good idea, even for older hardware. Fedora 6 is 2 years old, that is ancient in the Linux world, many, many changes that improve usability, stability and security have been made since then.

I would recommend something like Zenwalk, Mepis, Puppy or Xubuntu.

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Old 07-22-2008, 02:42 AM   #4
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Slackware based distros run on very old machine (P-MMX) quite good. But I will recommend you either to try VectorLinux Lite or Zenwalk. Both are Slackware based distros with LXDE/XFCE and are really fast on older machines, specially with 128M ram.
I personally used VectroLinux Lite on my friend's PI-MMX with 128M ram and we both are very happy with the performance.
 
Old 07-22-2008, 09:25 AM   #5
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try dreamlinux - please say whether it was nice or not.
 
Old 07-22-2008, 10:15 AM   #6
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try dreamlinux - please say whether it was nice or not.
Dreamlinux is really good. but 3.1 Installer is a bit buggy, neverthless a very nice OS X Clone and overall a good distro . but I think it will be a bit heavy for him with 128M ... what say?
 
Old 07-22-2008, 11:18 AM   #7
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If it is a good P3 processor, DreamLinux or VectorLinux should manage to run well (with swap ~300 MB). ZenWalk is a good choice too
 
  


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