Re: lightweight linux for low power cpu's
From: osmoma (os-moma_at_email.no)
Date: Wed, 19 Nov 2003 22:31:01 +0100
Bob Davis wrote:
> I want a linux graphical desktop.
> A browser.
> A office suite.
> And here is the kicker.
> I want it to run as fast as win98 on a p200 with 64mb of ram(I have a
> lot of them from work). What could I remove from the std distro to make
> it run faster and use less memory? What are my other options for
> open(free) software to do what I want?
> I am running rh7.3 as a server for home and also using it to dabble with
> the graphical desktop but it slways seems to run slow and take up lots
> of ram.
> I really like the new firebird and thunderbird combo which I am running
> on winxp at work and I just installed star office 1.1 on my home win2k
> machine and it works great.
This 'misc' newsgroup had a similar question for some time ago.
Look for thread subject: "Distribution for low spec PC"
// os moma