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Old 08-20-2003, 10:26 AM   #1
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Question Installing and using BasicLinux

I'm actually trying to install BasicLinux but it seem to run totallyon RAM and not on HD... But I'd want to install it as an OS in order to add X and gcc... How To????
By the way, I'm looking for an available link to download X and gcc

Thanks for help
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I'm not at all familiar with BasicLinux or even to my knowledge, of that distro existing. But if you tried it and it run s on ram and you want something to run off the harddrive, sounds like you want to try a different distro. Mandrake and Red Hat are good starter distros. And if you add the option within the install it automatically adds X and gcc to the file system. Nice easy gui for installation and very noobie friendly. I hear debian and slackware are a lil more advanced but still not too complicated.
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read it carefully, its all in there.
Old 08-20-2003, 10:41 AM   #4
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Well, I'm familiar with RH and Mandrake, but I need something that runs on a p75Mhz 16Mo ram..... far under Mandrake requirement.

I already knew the link to BasicLinux sites... but it's possible that I haven't seen everything...... just checking


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