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Old 09-23-2007, 03:29 PM   #1
SteveJ61
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Compaq EP PC, which disto's would be suitable?


Hi,

I'm new to Linux and would like some advice on which disto's would be best suited to a Compaq EP series PC.

Spec, P3 450Mhz, 160Meg Ram, 40Gig harddrive.

Many thanks,


Stephen
 
Old 09-23-2007, 07:04 PM   #2
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Depends what you want to do with your machine. I have installed Ubuntu 7.04 on a similar machine and it is SLOOOOW. This is with the X-server. If you plan to go without a GUI, then any distribution will suffice.
 
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May I recommend Xubuntu as the Xfce m=windo manager is not as big a resource hog as KDE or GNOME
 
Old 09-24-2007, 03:18 PM   #4
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Thankyou for your replies.

I will be using the machine for web,emails, Skype and word proccesing.
The PC will be on a network using a broadband router for internet access. Would this make any difference?
 
  


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