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Old 03-29-2010, 02:47 AM   #1
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Old pc linux distro

dear gurus,

as beginner learner low fat linux with gui

as you know many distro their for old pc i do have 128mb ram,500mhz p3 20gb hdd ibm t21 thinkpad labtop.

which distro i should try that full fill bluetooth,wireless,internet,network and good gui interface

ubuntu centos demand 256mb and slow on move

i had try puppy linux.

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With only 128 Mb ram I would suggest Puppy or muppy or Damn Small Linux.
Or maybe a distro with XFCE as GUI
Old 03-29-2010, 03:33 AM   #4
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"bluetooth,wireless,internet,network and good gui interface"

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Old 03-29-2010, 05:29 AM   #6
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dear sir many thanks highly appreciated,

can someone see the site i am trying to download .iso file but it is not working

any alternate way to download

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pclinuxos need min 256mb ram

see below
PCLinuxOS runs best on modern hardware.

* PC with 800 MHz or higher processor
* 256 MB of Ram (The more the better)
* Hard drive with 6 GB of free space
* SVGA or higher resolution and monitor
* CD-ROM or DVD drive, Keyboard & Mouse
* Compatible sound card and speakers or headphones
* Compatible 56 Kbps hardware modem, cable modem, or DSL modem
* Ethernet card for Internet/LAN connectivity
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Not many. Puppy might be the current king of small footprint distros. Haiku-os would work except for the bluetooth.
Might see if xpud would be enough.


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