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Re: [vox-tech] Need some help choosing a linux flavor for an oldlaptop
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Re: [vox-tech] Need some help choosing a linux flavor for an oldlaptop

On Monday 19 June 2006 22:34, Kyle Oliveira wrote:
> I'm helping a friend upgrade an old Inspiron 3000 so she can check email
> and do Word documents while she's in France. I decided to run linux as the
> OS since I've heard it's more efficient that windows in that sort of
> situation and I've kinda narrowed it down to three options: cAos (because
> it's supposedly good with older hardware), MEPIS (same reason, plus I heard
> it does networking stuff well), and Mandriva (simply because Matloff's
> walkthrough is easily available)...

Mandriva of course -- because it's a French company.  That would win
your friend points in getting local help.  I'm sure she would be an
instant hit at a LUG meeting.  :-)

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