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Old 12-19-2002, 12:59 AM   #1
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I have an old Texas Instruments TravelMate4000 winSX, it is a 486sx/16mhz, with 87 meg hdd, any ideas which version or distro might work, I am trying to set up a school kid word processor/ study aid.
Thanks, Clyde
 
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I would do a search on Linux on a Floppy, there are a few distros out there that might work with these floppy based distro's.
 
Old 12-19-2002, 04:43 PM   #3
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http://www.linux-laptop.net/ is also pretty nice, I just recently installed slackware 7.1 on a old toshiba 486. Took about 25 floppies.
 
Old 12-19-2002, 11:15 PM   #4
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Re: older laptop

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Originally posted by cjb1usa
I have an old Texas Instruments TravelMate4000 winSX, it is a 486sx/16mhz, with 87 meg hdd, any ideas which version or distro might work, I am trying to set up a school kid word processor/ study aid.
Thanks, Clyde
The "word processor" and the 87Megs are
going to collide I'm afraid :( ... I don't know
of any Linux command-line based word processors
(maybe you can find an old WordPerfect
somewhere?) ... and getting a most basic
System *with* X on that HD should be rather hard
if not impossible...

Cheers,
Tink
 
  


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