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Old 07-27-2007, 01:17 PM   #1
JEL
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Question OS For Pentium 60Mhz


I have a old Dell XPS P60 Desktop that I want to use for some projects. Unfortunately it doesn't have an OS installed. It has a 60Mhz Pentium processor, 8Mb of ram,and a 450 Mb hard disk. Are there any Linux Distros, preferably with some form of a GUI, but not necessary, that would run on this machine, or is it just too old to bother with. I am not compleatly new to Linux, I have used some other distros such as Mepis and DSL on some newer machines but have never tried on something this old before.
 
Old 07-27-2007, 01:50 PM   #2
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Slacware runs on 486 so it should work and I would also take a look on the BSD side... for example OpenBSD.
 
Old 07-27-2007, 02:30 PM   #3
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DSL, Vector, Zenwalk all come to mind.

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Old 07-27-2007, 03:37 PM   #4
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you can't run a gui on 8 mb of ram, you could try on 32 or 48 mb
 
Old 07-27-2007, 03:59 PM   #5
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Thanks for the help i will try those
 
Old 07-27-2007, 04:29 PM   #6
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You could also try DeLi
 
  


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