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Old 11-13-2007, 01:51 AM   #1
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Really old laptop, which linux?

Hello, I have an extremely old (P233, 32mn RAM) laptop lying aorund adn was wondering: which linux distro should I run? I want to use it for testing and a little development. I'm not too savvy with linux, so I prefer a distro that's not too big hassle to install.

Old 11-13-2007, 05:01 AM   #2
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Damn Small Linux 4.0 or MEPIS AntiX 6.5
Or some older version of distros.
Old 11-13-2007, 06:34 AM   #3
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Also give a try to puppy linux.

And if you are able to install debian then visit my project "running linux GUI superfast with old H/W" at


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