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I have been using puppy linux 4.1
i am using the system only for browsing and downloading..
i feel that my system is slow so tryed installing puppy 4.3..
but Xorg failed..
what linux will u suggest me...
Processor Intel 2 400ghz
CD Drive BIOS does not support pen drive boot
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First, if Xorg "failed", you may just need to install the right driver. What is your video card?
There are other distros for "minimal" hardware---eg DSL. Another options is Arch. It is targetted at intermediate users, but they provide pretty good installation instructions and--with a bit of patience--a beginner can install it.
If possible, I would install more RAM. It is really cheap these days and even another 128MB will make any OS run far better
1686 is for 32-bit machines, x86-64 is for 64-bit.
I always install the 32-bit version, regardless of the HW I am using. There are isolated cases where the 64-bit version of something is "not quite there yet" and I don't need any of the theoretical advantages of 64-bit.
i finished dng arch linux 2009.08 and burned it to the CD i was able to boot it on a system with good configuration
but when i tryed to install it on the old(Acerpower 6100)..
what shall i do i order to install Arch linux r any linux which runs on minimum req..
can i try Network install??
after trying a lot..
i am planning to install Red hat 9 can firefox 3.5 be installed in it...
if so will it function properly..???
You really shouldn't bother with Red Hat 9, as it's out of date and unsupported. It'd be difficult to install Firefox 3.5 under Red Hat 9, because you'd find that a lot of packages would need to be upgraded to newer versions (and doing that is probably not as easy as it sounds!).