[TriLUG] small distribution for older laptop
wingedlizard at nc.rr.com
Tue Aug 17 10:20:51 EDT 2010
Antix / mephis.
Joel James Adamson <adamsonj at email.unc.edu> wrote:
>Christopher Blackmon <ckblackm at yahoo.com> writes:
>> 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.
>I've run Fedora and Slackware on a Thinkpad 240 with 182 MB of RAM.
>Running Fluxbox without any desktop it works alright.
>Joel J. Adamson
>University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
>FSF Member #8164
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