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Old 05-30-2009, 12:34 PM   #1
benfranklin
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What is the Best Distro for old hardware ?


What is the best Linux distro to play dvd's cd's send and rec. email and how do you do this ?? .Also to play vids on "google video and youtube" any suggestions?Pentium II 388mhz 128 ram, high speed dsl internet access...thanks a trillion

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Old 05-30-2009, 03:27 PM   #2
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Just asking but why Feather?
I like Feather too except it's probably a dead distro...too bad really.

You should check out Tinycore
It's the new DSL and since Feather is similar all is good.
It's current and has alot of apps avail.

I just made a Portable-Feather-0.7.5 today..it's Feather installed to a portable-qemu img; I made it 600MB with a swap partition too.

The kit download (make your own vhd) lets you do your own. ( http://multidistro.com/downloads/por...7.5-Kit.tar.gz )
That way you can experiment with Feather, etc and take risks without hurting your real system. I suggest at least a 500MB vhd.

It works on Linux and Windows.
Read this post for more info-
( http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...es-oss-729402/ )

The download with the 600MB vhd will be avail. in an hour-the vhd compresses down to 129MB
and you just use the scripts to install or run.
I suggest also playing the portable on a mid-to-high ram PC.

Last edited by linus72; 05-30-2009 at 03:30 PM.
 
Old 05-30-2009, 11:33 PM   #3
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If that is all you want to do with the computer, find a win 95 cd. I don't know about dvd support, but I'm sure someone has done it.
 
  


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