[TriLUG] small distribution for older laptop

Brett Bolen 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:
>> 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.
>> :-)
>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
>Servedio Lab
>University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
>FSF Member #8164
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