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Old 12-14-2004, 05:02 PM   #1
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What Linux can i chose for very very old Cumputer


I have one old Laptop: P1 166 Mgh, 16 MB RAM
Is there any Linux version, that works with this old hardware?
 
Old 12-14-2004, 05:08 PM   #2
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I have used Slackware-based VectorLinux when I needed a Linux for older iron. Not sure it will run with those specs, though.
 
Old 12-14-2004, 05:12 PM   #3
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Probably all will work. The biggest limitation is memory. With 64 or 128MB I'd even try to run KDE With 16MB you should stay with less moemory-hungry window managers, like Blackbox (if you want GUI at all). Distributions: Slackware probably.
 
Old 12-15-2004, 08:37 AM   #4
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I'll suggest you try DamnSmallLinux, I installed it in a PC with similar characteristics.
 
Old 12-15-2004, 11:08 AM   #5
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Earlier this year I successfully installed Vector Linux 1.8 on a 90 MHz desktop with 16 Mb RAM and 1 Gb disk. Can't say much about performance as I haven't really used it since.
 
Old 12-15-2004, 12:58 PM   #6
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Quote:
Originally posted by OSourceDiplomat
I have used Slackware-based VectorLinux when I needed a Linux for older iron. Not sure it will run with those specs, though.
Its a pentium, ofcourse it will work
 
Old 12-15-2004, 03:27 PM   #7
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Deli Linux will get the job done very well
 
  


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