LinuxQuestions.org
Register a domain and help support LQ
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Newbie
User Name
Password
Linux - Newbie This Linux forum is for members that are new to Linux.
Just starting out and have a question? If it is not in the man pages or the how-to's this is the place!

Notices


Reply
  Search this Thread
Old 09-30-2004, 03:56 AM   #1
sonictsukino
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Sep 2004
Location: Mexico city
Distribution: winme
Posts: 1

Rep: Reputation: 0
LINUX for AMD K62 64MB RAM


Hello, I'm very new to linux,
I wasn't sure which distro to install, but I had to choose one so I did
I have just installed redhat 7.3

I would like to read some other sugestions on what distribution could be good for my
PC: AMD K62 with only 64 Mb of RAM

thanks
 
Old 09-30-2004, 04:17 AM   #2
akilles
Member
 
Registered: Sep 2004
Location: Vestfold, Norway
Distribution: Slackware
Posts: 139

Rep: Reputation: 15
Distro suggestions are many. Just about one for every user. I've tried RH, Mandrake, Debian, Slackware... I find Slackware to be easy to install and maintain. The pkgtool which is used to install/uninstall Slackware packages (.TGZ) is very easy to use.
If you want a computer with a nice desktop, I would suggest installing the X-Windows system, and using FluxBox as a window manager. Some time ago I installed Slackware 8.0 or 8.1, I don't really remember, and FluxBox on a Pentium 133MHz with 32MB RAM. The windowing and browsing was very acceptable for being such an old computer. FluxBox is very configurable.

This is just my personal opinion, and if you're not sure, I would encourage you to test a few distros to see which one you are most comfortable with.

-Geir O.
 
Old 09-30-2004, 07:10 AM   #3
amosf
Senior Member
 
Registered: Jun 2004
Location: Australia
Distribution: Mandriva/Slack - KDE
Posts: 1,672

Rep: Reputation: 46
I've recently install mandrake 9.2 +KDE on a P150 with 64 meg ram. Runs okay and can do mozilla and mail and so forth...
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Win98SE Pentium166MMX/64MB RAM vs Linux AthlonXP+ 3000/512MB RAM : Lucent LT WinModem t3gah Linux - Software 2 04-22-2005 02:01 PM
Can Only Use 64Mb of Ram in Redhat 9 scott976 Linux - Newbie 1 10-28-2003 07:10 PM
P200 with 64MB RAM KennyK Linux - Hardware 14 05-14-2003 11:21 AM
Can I add 256MB to my 64MB RAM? Q*Bert Linux - Hardware 5 03-03-2003 02:21 PM
Why is Linux with 64Mb RAM so butt slow? Noerr Linux - Distributions 60 07-12-2002 12:03 AM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:33 AM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration