Re: Linux for 486sx 25
From: wb (dead_email_at_nospam.com)
Date: Fri, 15 Aug 2003 14:52:39 GMT
John Marples wrote:
> I've got a 486sx 25 with 16M ram and about 200M HD. I need a free Linux
> distribution with a nice user-friendly GUI. Is there anything out there
> someone can suggest for me. Oh yeah... the computer has no CD, so I
> have to be able to install it with floppies. I'm a complete Linux
> newbie, so any help would be appreciated.
Don't bother - Are the 5.25 floppys !! ;)
You have a boot anchor there. Use it for Dos 2.0 to run Lotus on.
In the states, for $200 you can get 1.5GZ system + 128M ram, 40g drive,
10/100 NIC, modem, USB . Thin Linux, Open Office.
www.outpost.com ( Frys Electronics ). Ebay ? Sucks ... check your
local newpaper. I have no idea why people but **junk** and pay
shipping to Ebay . Lazy I guess.