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Old 06-23-2009, 07:58 AM   #16
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Puppy will do any thing any other distro can do from 386 machine to x86_64. it is linux it can be ran in ram or as a folder inside windows or a frugal install or a full install.
it is perfect for your machine and comes with two window mangers. it is great for people new to Linux because you just copy your whole system as a folder and if you goof it up you have a back up. puppy is linux and linux runs all of linux.

you can talk debian red hat arch what ever distro it is all linux .
for a complete full development distro for your system would be slackware 10.2 it would run smooth not faster then puppy but smooth.

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Old 06-23-2009, 08:10 AM   #17
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Thank you so much, that was exactly what i was looking for was a good explanation to my question on puppy.
Thanks so much!
 
Old 06-24-2009, 10:36 AM   #18
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Well I'm about to make a decision on which linux distro to go with. Does anyone have any final advice or opinion on which linux distro i should go with?

thanks so much,
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Old 06-24-2009, 10:42 AM   #19
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I second the Debian 5 LXDE install. I've got an old Toshiba laptop with only 128mb of ram and I can do anything on it I could do on my Ubuntu desktop. I'm loving it!
 
  


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