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Old 11-22-2004, 11:07 PM   #1
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Question Which Linux Distro would run nicely on anything from 300Mhz, 128MB RAM best?

I rebuild old PC's from 300 Mhz up with min. 128MB of RAM and was wondering which would be the best Linux Distribution to run on these machines. But also am looking for Linux distro with a Windows look and feel about it. So far I have been pointed in the direction of Linare Linux.
Any suggestions would be most greatful.

Old 11-22-2004, 11:26 PM   #2
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well, I'm kinda partial, but slackware is most likely the best. It's really light and easy enough to use.
Old 11-23-2004, 03:03 AM   #3
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It's actually more a matter of applications than of distributions. Slackware is probably good for you. Myself, I can say that Mandrake is good, too.
In fact, the most important is that you choose light enough applications (window manager, file manager...)

Old 12-02-2004, 10:33 PM   #4
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Beatrix Linux will give you a basic networked Gnome 2.8 desktop with OO 1.0.3, Gaim, Firefox 1.0, Evolution 2.0.2 and networking (but no wireless yet, and no multimedia).
Old 12-03-2004, 03:43 AM   #5
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Windows look and feel, huh? If so you can use slackware and XPDE.
Good luck!


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