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Old 01-11-2004, 08:19 PM   #1
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Downloading a good MANDRAKE to burn on CD, which one would you recommend?


http://linuxiso.org/distro.php?distro=29



Which one would work best with celeron 366 mhz, & which one would work best with Athlon 2500 + mhz?

Which one would you prefer?


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Old 01-11-2004, 08:24 PM   #2
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PPC is for Macs.

you'll need the other set of three disks for a normal PC install. The Athlon stuff can be upgraded to if its not automaticly installed.
 
Old 01-11-2004, 09:25 PM   #3
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better replies

You might find a better quality of response if you post this question on the 'Distrobutions->Mandrake' forum.

Just a suggestion.

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Old 01-12-2004, 04:56 AM   #4
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There appear to only be 3 distros on there... M9.2 for "IBM PCs"; M9.1 for PPC (Macs); M8.2 for "IBM PCs". Since we can discount the PPC version, this brings it down to either 8.2 or 9.2. My money would be on 9.2. They are both very good distros, but 9.2 is newer and therefore has been developed further than 8.2.

Mandy 9.2 will work well on either machine, however you may like to tweak a few things (such as not running KDE or Gnome by default, stopping a lot of the services you won't need, etc) to get the most out of your 366 machine.

Good luck.
 
Old 01-13-2004, 10:23 AM   #5
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I've installed Mandy 9.2 on 350Mhz PII. Worked perfectly. Use IceWM or Fluxbox for a window manager and use Mozilla browser (Konquerer is wicked slow). With a cable modem on my LAN, you would never know you were on a slow machine.

I would check the Mandrake hardware compatibility list to check things out before trying it.
 
  


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