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Old 07-26-2004, 09:32 PM   #1
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Exclamation what distro should I install on my HP OB 530

what distro should I install on my HP OB 530 ....all I want to do is run wordperfect?? I have no CD rom access would have to be complete floppy. Specs on laptop are 386 33mhz cpu with 4 mg ram. Only really need the word processor. If I could just get a place to download the floppy files and instructions on how to put it together I would be greatfull.
Old 07-27-2004, 01:40 AM   #2
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Not enough PC. Older version of Linux will install on it, my old June 1994 release of slackware would run X windows with a minimum of 4 meg. Problem is WordPerfect is a memory hog and 4 meg simply isn't enough memory to run X, Wine (or some other emulator) and WordPerfect.
Old 07-27-2004, 11:09 AM   #3
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Thanks for the input...It is currently running win 3.1 with wordperfect. ....I wanted to move it to a linux box. Are there any other suggestions??


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