[TriLUG] small distribution for older laptop

Derek Linz chapelhilllaptopshop at gmail.com
Mon Aug 16 23:15:07 EDT 2010

I'm a fan of puppy Linux for those situations personally, there's also  
damn small Linux, and Slackware for a full distro with way less demand  
on resources than Ubuntu or Fedora (though there's extra demand on the  
administrator as a result.

-Derek Linz

Composed on a touch screen, please don't judge me.

On Aug 16, 2010, at 9:31 PM, Christopher Blackmon <ckblackm at yahoo.com>  

> Hi,
> I'd like to get a small distribution to install on an older laptop  
> and am
> looking for suggestions.
> The laptop is a Fujitsu P2120  (Transmeta Crusoe TM5800  (basically  
> a P3), 512MB
> ram).  I'm really just looking
> for something to surf the web with, maybe run dosbox or something  
> like that...
> but it's kinda slow,
> so anything that could make it seem snappier would be a bonus.  :-)
> thanks,
> Christopher.
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