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Old 08-03-2004, 03:32 PM   #1
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Small distro needed for ancient laptop

I have a pervertedly old Primax laptop (8mb ram, 80mb HD, floppy drive) and I want to install a small linux distro on it. I don't need a GUI as I want to use the laptop solely to learn the command line. Any suggestions are appreciated
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check-out deli linux:

If you plan to run DeliLinux just as a command prompt only 4MB total memory should be plenty... maybe even less.


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