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Old 06-08-2003, 10:19 PM   #1
chris21000
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Which One?


I have a latop that I need windows on for school work but installing linux with windows was no problem but which version of linux should I install? I have been using Mandrake 9.0 but with only a 1gb partition is there any particular version that is more low memory friendly?
 
Old 06-08-2003, 10:31 PM   #2
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low memory friendly? Not really. It all depends on how many applications you have running.
 
Old 06-08-2003, 10:40 PM   #3
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True, the number of applications will have the biggest effect (along with which apps those are) but for a newb who probably is looking for a default install, I would highly suggest you go with vector 3.2. I currently use it because I have a 1.7 gig hard drive that I use to serve ftp, and a default (complete) install is just 435 megs. I don't know about the SOHO version.

check it out at http://www.vectorlinux.com

btw, it is also very "lowmem friendly"

Last edited by quip; 06-08-2003 at 10:41 PM.
 
Old 06-08-2003, 11:04 PM   #4
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when you say low mem, do you mean hard drive space?
 
  


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