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Old 01-11-2004, 10:22 AM   #1
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which is fit for old laptop?

i have a old laptop computer, it's PI 166,96M RAM, 4G harddisk, have NIC and modem

which linux distro is fit for it ?
i need X
Old 01-11-2004, 10:36 AM   #2
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Take a look at VectorLinux. It's Slackware based and designed to run well on older hardware.
Old 01-14-2004, 01:09 PM   #3
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I had much luck on a P1 166(MMX) with 64MB ram and a 2GB hdd running slackware 8 then 9 w/ blackbox. It was easy to install just what I wanted/needed, and ran suprisingly well on the hardware.


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