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Old 06-01-2004, 01:43 PM   #16
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Im not to worried about the size on disk, but i do need a GUI!
 
Old 06-01-2004, 06:10 PM   #17
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I tend to agree with Distrowatch's assessment (as you can see, I have Mandy 10 installed).

I wanted to mention that my wife's P-II 350 had Debian Unstable on it running KDE 3.0, and it was not that sluggish. 3.2 is wayyyy zippier than any other 3.x. You might be alright (especially if you run XDM instead of KDM(which makes my apps run more slowly)
 
Old 06-02-2004, 04:28 AM   #18
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Check out Feather Linux [http://featherlinux.berlios.de/download.htm] , it's 64MB with a GUI and detects all your hardware. You can run it from a CD or install it to HD. I'm using it on my 150Mhz 32MB ram Laptop, runs great.

the ISO you need to download is thus only about 60MB :P,

Also, i know my laptop is stretching the limits a bit regarding distros, but i must mention i could not install Fedora on it [it wanted 128MB memory from the start], Mandrake 10 had no problem at all and it could install full installation with a light-weight GUI [fluxbox or icewm] and it worked fine.
 
  


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