l i n u x - u s e r s - g r o u p - o f - d a v i s
Next Meeting:
July 7: Social gathering
Next Installfest:
Latest News:
Jun. 14: June LUGOD meeting cancelled
Page last updated:
2004 Mar 07 21:02

The following is an archive of a post made to our 'vox-tech mailing list' by one of its subscribers.

Report this post as spam:

(Enter your email address)
Re: [vox-tech] Old PC
[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: [vox-tech] Old PC

If you can a little RAM, then you could have a nice little box. I may have a few sticks lying around if you can check to see if it needs 72 pin simm, or 168 pin dimm memory.


John Marcotte wrote:

I have an old Dell Optiplex GS+ in my office. I thought It might make a dandy little Linux box, but it's pretty darn slow by today's standards.
At a cool 200MHz at a whopping 32MB of RAM, I think a current distro would run poorly (if at all) on the box.
So my question is: What version of Linux should I put on this little guy? I'd like to use it as an internet terminal and word processor.
John Marcotte

vox-tech mailing list

LUGOD Group on LinkedIn
Sign up for LUGOD event announcements
Your email address:
LUGOD Group on Facebook
'Like' LUGOD on Facebook:

Hosting provided by:
Sunset Systems
Sunset Systems offers preconfigured Linux systems, remote system administration and custom software development.

LUGOD: Linux Users' Group of Davis
PO Box 2082, Davis, CA 95617
Contact Us

LUGOD is a 501(c)7 non-profit organization
based in Davis, California
and serving the Sacramento area.
"Linux" is a trademark of Linus Torvalds.

Sponsored in part by:
O'Reilly and Associates
For numerous book donations.