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Re: [vox] Linux for 880 Mhz computers ?
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Re: [vox] Linux for 880 Mhz computers ?



Hi Sameer,

I just have the Unbuntu 6.06 disk.

Thanks
Chris
On Tue, 2007-11-13 at 19:08 -0800, Sameer Verma wrote:
> Chris Horsting wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > I am replacing my mom computer with a new one. So, I want to put a light
> > weight Linux distribution on the old computer and ship it to some of my
> > relatives in Brazil.  I was thinking of installing Ubuntu 6.06 and then
> > changing the language setting to Protegees.  The computer is a Dell
> > Dimensions L series with 880 Mhz, 128 MB Ram, and 20G hard drive.  Also,
> > the operating system is Windows Millennium.  Can some recommend a
> > different distribution for a old computer?
> >
> > Thanks
> >
> > Chris Horsting
> > _______________________________________________
> > vox mailing list
> > vox@lists.lugod.org
> > http://lists.lugod.org/mailman/listinfo/vox
> >
> 
> Hi Chris,
> My home machine is a 800MHz PIII with 384 MB RAM and uses Ubuntu 7.10
> (GNOME-based). The response isn't stellar, but it works without a
> glitch. My average uptime is two to three months. I would imagine
> Xubuntu (XFCE based) would be a bit more snappier. Any specific reason
> for using 6.06 instead of 7.10? I run 6.06 on my servers only because I
> get updates through 2011. http://opensource.sfsu.edu/node/372
> 
> cheers,
> Sameer
> 
> --
> Dr. Sameer Verma, Ph.D.
> Associate Professor of Information Systems
> San Francisco State University
> San Francisco CA 94132 USA
> http://verma.sfsu.edu/
> http://opensource.sfsu.edu/
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