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stormrider_may 01-24-2006 07:13 AM

Distro to run on Pentium 166mhz 16mb ram (read more...)
 
I need a distro to run on a pentium 166mhz and 16mb ram.
I need ONLY!!! 2 programs running:

- A browser that can handle basic javascript (window.open, things like this);
- Cups;

I was thinking about opera as browser.

1) Which window manager should i use? Remember, i will only run the browser.
2) Which distro should i use?

cuiq 01-24-2006 07:54 AM

You can run cut down versions of Debian, slackware, and just about any distro. But those are the two I would suggest.

stormrider_may 01-24-2006 07:58 AM

I was thinking about it :), using debian (kernel 2.4).

Which window manager should i use?

ntubski 01-24-2006 10:30 AM

I would suggest ratpoison, no window borders, background, or any of that fluffy stuff ;)

cuiq 01-24-2006 10:33 AM

Ratpoison is a good suggestion for keyboard only use, however check out this site for some other suggestions.

http://xwinman.org/

RobNyc 01-24-2006 12:17 PM

You can install Frugalware, Gentoo, or Arch and only install those things you need and thats it :)

stormrider_may 01-24-2006 08:18 PM

Can somebody tell if it's possible to print from a text browser like w3m or links2?

It's possible to execute a command on a remote computer using javascript?


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