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Old 05-01-2005, 12:05 AM   #1
mhelliwell
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Distro for my specs...


Hello. These are my specs. What distro do you reccomend? I was thinking either

- feather linux
or
-puppy linux

I want something that has lots of apps already included yet is small. Thank y'all.

Pentium (One) Processor
48 MB RAM (odd I know... It's (2 x 8 mb) + (2 x 16 mb)
2 Gig HDD
Cd-Rom (probably 8x)
Sound Blaster Sound Card
Graphics card (further specs unknown)
Serial mouse/ whatever-came-before-PS2-keyboard
NO USB
Floppy
Not net-connected


EDIT : And it cannot boot from CD-Rom (the BIOS says it can, but it did not work)

Last edited by mhelliwell; 05-01-2005 at 12:06 AM.
 
Old 05-01-2005, 12:25 AM   #2
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slackware cd iso.all you need to do is make a couple floppies to boot from and continue the install from cd.
 
Old 05-01-2005, 10:46 AM   #3
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Could I have Slackware without the KDE? Because I don't have enough RAM for KDE.
 
Old 05-01-2005, 11:18 AM   #4
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you can use any window manager you want.if it isn't installed,just compile it in.blackbox is one of my favorites.
 
  


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