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i have an old 486dx100mhz with 8mb ram and 800mb hdd
I kinda don't like it being there, hanging useless, so, could anybody reccomend me a good distro, easy to install (or not so easy, as long as it has good instruction sets) and i dunno, with GUI?win95 runs fine on it now, i'm just not used anymore to so much waiting between a simple window change or right click lol
it is not so slow machine ;P...problem is that 8MB RAM, 16 would be better... try some old distro, maybe older Slackware or RedHat 5.2 or something about...it should work (maybe installation process isn't so easy as in newer distros but i think you should do it)
yeah..i know, 8mb is not that much....but its what i have
do you think that slackware 8.1 will run ok?i believe it's the oldest i can get right now
i have knoppix, but i never really thought about using it on my old box, it requires 128megs of ram! it's 120over what i got lol
mulinux is very good for older pc's. it uses glib5 iirc so newer programs will not run on it, but you can find older packages for it. also has an older kernel. The best thing is it has a bizzillion tools built in to it including web server, packet forwarding, telnetd etc. I still cannot get the svga x server to work, and so am stuck with vga16