[SATLUG] distro recomnedation

Ernest De Leon edeleonjr at gmail.com
Tue May 13 16:25:11 CDT 2008


you can try DSL (damn small linux) or even PCBSD (a new favorite of mine.)

On Tue, May 13, 2008 at 2:19 PM, toddwbucy <toddwbucy at grandecom.net> wrote:

> Ill give puppy a try if that doesn't work out then I will give frugal
> ware a try.
>
> todd
>
> On Tue, 2008-05-13 at 15:47 -0500, pixelnate wrote:
> > On Tue, 2008-05-13 at 15:11 -0500, toddwbucy wrote:
> > > need a distro recommendation for my father's ancient computer.  Its a
> > > PIII with 256 mb of ram and a 6 gig hard drive.  I tried Ubuntu but
> its
> > > way to bloated for this box. was thinking of puppy but I haven't tried
> > > it out yet on my test box at home.  Basic software requirements are
> > > firefox, OO, and skype.
> > >
> >
> > Why not try Puppy linux? It seems to be a very popular distro around
> > these parts. Honestly, I am surprised nobody has mentioned it yet.
> >
> >
> >
> > ~Nate
> >
>
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