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Old 10-29-2005, 07:29 AM   #1
r3mc0
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Question wich distro


hello, i'm quite new to linux
and I do want a linux OS, but the only computer I can use is not a very good one
with a 300 MhZ processor, 64mb RAM and 4 GB Harddisc

wich distro's work quikly on this sort of computer

thanks, r3mc0
 
Old 10-29-2005, 08:36 AM   #2
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a debian system doesn't require too much
but really it depends on what kind of X you want to run (that is if you want any X)

so I'd go on a debian with fluxbox on it, that should work fine

since you're new to linux, with X I mean a desktop= window manager + file organiser
 
Old 10-29-2005, 08:39 AM   #3
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Use the search function to find similar threads to yours since this gets asked quite a lot. I would recommend Debian, Slackware or VectorLinux.
 
Old 10-29-2005, 05:00 PM   #4
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Vector Linux could be perfect for what you need(don't use the SOHO edition though as this uses KDE desktop that is quite hard on your memory. Also Damn Small Linux and Feather Linux are good too for old hardware.
 
  


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