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Old 05-25-2005, 08:47 AM   #1
Omega Rider
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help me pick a distro, see PC specs


I'm using Windows ME right now, and I'm aiming to dual boot this with a Linux distro... help me pick which to use...

Specs:

Pentium -MMX 200Mhz
192MB RAM
1.1GB Partition Space for Linux
384MB Linux Swap Space

Which would work best for me? Comments are really welcomed.
 
Old 05-25-2005, 09:36 AM   #2
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A minimal install of Fedora or Mandrake should work okay, but you could also try Damn Small Linux
 
Old 05-25-2005, 02:01 PM   #3
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I've been through the hell of trying to run redhat and mandrake on a system such as that..

but it may be the best you can do for now, if you don't have any linux experience.

I would use slackware. you can install from only the first cd if you don't want gnome or kde, both of which I would advise against if you really want the system to be usable.
..but again, this may not work well if you have little experience.
 
  


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