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Old 05-21-2004, 03:15 PM   #1
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Best small distro

I have used Fedora Core 1 (and now 2) and Red Hat. I have a computer that has a 133meghz processer, and 64megs of RAM that I would like to install some type of Linux on it to use for Internet web browsing computer.

Requirements would be:
  • Graphical
  • Easy to use for people with NO Linux experience
  • Must work with only 64megs of RAM, 4gig hard drive, and 133mghz processor
  • Must be able to use a graphical browser (with flash support)
  • Be nice if it had a bunch of games too....

Any insights would be appreciated.

Blaine Hilton
Old 05-21-2004, 03:55 PM   #2
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Try DamnSmall Linux, if you install mozilla as well, you will have what you asked for.
Old 05-22-2004, 03:10 AM   #3
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I would also recommend checking many of the other popular distros here: Try several and choose the one that best fits your needs and preferences -- J.W.
Old 05-22-2004, 09:59 PM   #4
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SlaX is my fav. small distro.
Although its a live CD distro of 170MB, you can copy it to the hdd
I do not like DammSmall because it's window manager is FluBox and I dont like that


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