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Old 08-20-2018, 04:45 AM   #31
juliejames
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Hi,
I have some very old computers on the stock of my company which was unused and waited for better times.

Computer specification
Processor: Geode LX800 (500 MHz) no PAE Support
Motherboard: WAFER-LX800-R12 Ver. 1.2 (B027)
Disk: ICF1000IPS - 512 MB (company iEi) (compact flash)
Memory: Kingston 256 MB

The idea is to use this computers as web kiosks - after launching, any browser should be opened in full screen mode and display the indicated web page. After the system has been shut down improperly and restarted, it should also display the indicated page. Except to displaying a simple HTML page, they are not supposed to do anything more. Site to display is one of the company's internal pages - simple HTML (there are no flash content or anything like that).

The problem I have is that I have very poor experience with linux and I can not find a distribution that could be installed on this hardware. Even AntiX net or ReactOS requires more disk space (AntiX 700 MB, ReactOS 650 MB disk space).
In case of suggestions for improvement this equipment - I can not use pendrives, because:
1. there is no space in the casing,
2. we do not have enough pendrives,
3. no one will give us money to buy new ones (maybe SanDisk Ultra Fit would be fine).
That's why I have to use what I have.

In searching for proper distribution I mainly used this site https://distrowatch.com/ I have already spent a while looking for the right distribution, but I wanted it to be relatively up to date and unfortunately I can not find anything suitable that would run on this equipment.
I think it will be necessary to look for something older and probably not being developed anymore. Please, give me a hint which distribution would be the best for me.
Except of displaying this simple page, computers will not have any other tasks, there is not touchscreen or none of these things, no mouse or keyboard will not be attached to the computers. Showing the page will be its only task and it will not be required to do anything more.

Thank you in advance for your help and all the answers, every tip will be valuable to me.
Regards
Thanks For this information...
 
Old 08-22-2018, 07:07 PM   #32
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NetBSD could do.
 
  


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