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Old 01-07-2006, 10:07 AM   #1
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I want a Linux (minimal) Distribution for older pcs

Hello there, Can anyone help me out?

I am searching for a Linux Distribution that is capable of:
* can be installed on older pcs like 486, pentium I, etc;
* minimal installation, the size of the whole system must be at most 200MB;
* no X system, I do not need the graphical interface;
* ssh and http servers;
* easy to install, or at least no hard to configure;
* linux rpm atualization and configuration;

You can contact me at

Well, that's it, thanks for now.
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Have you done a search on this site?
Examples: , DSL, Puppylinux, Feather, etc.
Old 01-09-2006, 08:07 AM   #3
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Mini Linux distro for older PCs - web server et all.

I posted a message here, two days ago and got a PERFECT answer.
My problem is solved!!!

I am now experimenting "Damn Small Linux" (search in google for the link).
A very good Linux distro that can fit GUI, web browser, servers, etc.
As it says: "DSL is a very versatile 50MB mini desktop oriented Linux distribution."

You can turn your old PC (like 486DX or PentiumI) into a small web server.

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