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Old 08-04-2003, 08:17 PM   #1
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Question vector or peanut


I have a 486,100mhz, 2, 500mb hds,32 ram. Which of these two will work best for me. First Linux install! Thanks
 
Old 08-04-2003, 10:54 PM   #2
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Vector linux (which is based on slackware).
 
Old 08-05-2003, 12:56 PM   #3
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Vector linux (which is based on slackware).
Just a note... Peanut linux is also based on slackware
 
Old 08-05-2003, 05:07 PM   #4
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Hi alb

If your thinking in terms of using a GUI with those specs - the machine, if it runs at all, will only crawl along - you could try running in a lighter mode though.

You could always have a look through Distrowatch to see if there's any other distros - (just an idea)

Click here to go to Distrowatch
 
Old 08-05-2003, 05:15 PM   #5
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I have learned I can't use kde or gnome but icewm may work ok. I know vector has icewm set as default desktop.
 
Old 08-05-2003, 05:22 PM   #6
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Just an idea - you could always try both - YourLinux.com sells an array of distributions for next to nothing - Vector 2, Peanut 2

www.yourlinux.com
 
  


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