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Old 01-26-2003, 02:04 PM   #1
admy
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simple compatability question


I'm a newbie with a quite simple question.

I have an HP pavillion i bought a couple of years ago with factory video and sound cards.

it's 800mhz PIII with 128 MB of RAM

i've installed RH 7.2

is that the right distro/version for my hardware? would something else take better advantage of my machine but keep the ease/customability of RH?

Help would be appreciated..
 
Old 01-26-2003, 02:07 PM   #2
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yeah, that's fine, bit old now, but it'll be just as good as any other popular distro.
 
Old 01-26-2003, 02:09 PM   #3
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You can try newest RH version (8.0) if you wish.
 
Old 01-26-2003, 02:20 PM   #4
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yeah, i know its old. i just got the 7.2 cd's for free. is that a good distro/version to learn linux on? I'm coming from using that shite called Win ME for a couple of years. that has to be the absolutely worst operating system on earth.

i also got a slackware 8.1 cd..would that be easier/better?

which one would you guys recommend?

thanks again for all the help.
 
  


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