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Old 08-27-2003, 11:11 PM   #1
NaMtRaC
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Tipical n00b question help!!


Hey, i realy want to learn more on linux, i have used basic linux, but its not enough for me, i would realy like somthng that i can download that is under 30 megs. So i want it small, but i want to be able to use it to browse the web/aim/ect. My computer is a pentium 150MHZ:-(
32 megs of ram :-(
2 gig hard drive :-(

i want somthin small cause i have 56k :-( lol
i dont want to made another partition on my hard drive, cause it wont let me.
So please help me, and thanks in advance

-NaMtRaC
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Old 08-27-2003, 11:30 PM   #2
fancypiper
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Cheap CDs are available, so downloading shouldn't be a problem.

# Cheap CDs
Discount Linux CDs
Linux Central
Cheapbytes
TuxCDs
ComputerHelperGuy

# Linux Distribution links:
A Beginner's Guide to Choosing a Linux Distribution
Reasons to Choose or Not Choose Linux
LWN distro list
elinux Linux Distributions
 
Old 08-27-2003, 11:42 PM   #3
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Oh i forgot to add, that i dont have a cd-rom drive, kinda abummer
 
Old 08-28-2003, 05:49 AM   #4
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So, what you have is a very old box. And from what you said about not partitioning, I would think that what you want probably is a floppy bootable linux distro? Am I right. If so, then there are some linux distro's available on floppies (I don't exactly know, search the forum), and I think you will be satisfied.
 
Old 08-28-2003, 06:24 AM   #5
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go to http://www.distrowatch.com and look it there....

I remember seeing a distro called damn small linux.....that I think is under 50 megs and can be copied to floppies......read the docs on it though.
 
  


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