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What Linux should I put on a Pentium 100?

Discussion in 'Linux / BSD / Mac OS X' started by beyond_amusia, Oct 24, 2008.

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    My vote goes to Puppy Linux or DamnSmallLinux. ;)
     
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    I put Damn Small Linux on there and it crawls while surfing... =/
     
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    I am no stranger to dumpster diving! xD I just scored a nice antique desk in my apartment complex's dumpster a couple weeks ago... Maybe a computer will show up in a dumpster i walk past. ;)
     
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    Packard Bell = no way to OC... :ohwell:
     
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    I will look into it next... I just wish the damn PC cud boot off a CD. :shadedshu
     
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    It's really bad when your computer barely meets the minimum requirements for starcraft. I think you should spend 10 dollars on craigslist and grab anything. It'd probably do better than that.
     
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    Puppy = low space + high function
     
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    None of today's Linux distro's will run on graphical mode with that machine. Some might do text mode. I think even Windows 95 + Firefox will crawl.
     
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    Go dumpster diving, or ask around for any old PC's people might have: old by their standards might mean an old PIII, instead of that awful Pentium you're trying to use...
     
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    puppy's xvesa (diffrent GUI code, lighter on resources) might do it
     
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