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Old 02-07-2005, 03:32 AM   #1
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optimum distro

hey can someone advise me on choosing a distro for an old pc
specs :
running xp rite now 6.4gb free
Processor: Intel Pentium III, ~440MHz
Memory: 128MB RAM
Old 02-07-2005, 03:50 AM   #2
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What do you want to do with it?
I'm currently running Slackware 10 on a AMD K6/III@450MHz with 128MB (desktop) and Ubuntu on a PIII@500MHz with 384MB (laptop).

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Old 02-07-2005, 04:45 AM   #3
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Well, there's a penitum 3-450, is that the one?

Any distro will run on this. This is a big machine for linux and I have Mandrake 10.1 running on the P3-450's and 550's here, and a celeron 666 which would be less powerful.

Also have mandrake running on a pentium 188, but that's another story...


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