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Old 07-26-2011, 08:53 AM   #1
stone age man
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Registered: Jul 2011
Location: Forest of Dean UK
Distribution: wary 5.1.2
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Talking I'm just so glad I made it


Having stumbled upon the suggestion that a Linux distro would make my old 128mb ram PC running xp go like a rocket, I chose a puppy, wary 5.1.2 live CD. At first it wouldn't load and I though the system couldn't handle it till I realised it was the Cd drive itself. I've just swapped the leads around with the RW drive and hey presto here I am, going like a rocket
 
Old 07-26-2011, 09:59 AM   #2
SonnySee
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Congratulations on making it over that first hurtle.

Cheers
 
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Old 07-26-2011, 10:51 AM   #3
catkin
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Registered: Dec 2008
Location: Tamil Nadu, India
Distribution: Servers: Debian Squeeze and Wheezy. Desktop: Slackware64 14.0. Netbook: Slackware 13.37
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Welcome to LQ and congratulations on getting use out of a 128 MB system.

Nice place, the Forest of Dean, some magical corners to be discovered. Say hello to the old mines and the old pubs for me
 
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Old 07-26-2011, 11:09 AM   #4
stone age man
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Thanks people, and yes Catkin the FoD has got some magic to it and I'll be popping down the George at St Briavels to treat myself to a pint as soon as I;m done here
 
Old 07-26-2011, 11:19 AM   #5
catkin
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Thanks people, and yes Catkin the FoD has got some magic to it and I'll be popping down the George at St Briavels to treat myself to a pint as soon as I;m done here
Very nice Raise one for me!
 
  


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