Recommendations for Linux on an old laptop.

Tyler Strickland tyler at tylers.org
Fri Sep 9 16:56:56 MDT 2005


On 09/09/2005 04:29 PM, Walter Holladay wrote:
> Hey Pluggers,
> 
> I have an old Dell Latitude CPi laptop. It has a Pentium II running at 
> 266 MHz with 128 MB RAM. What would be a good distro of Linux to install 
> on it? There is no CD ROM drive in it, so if this distro had an FTP 
> install option that would probably be best.

A couple of years ago a coworker of mine installed debian on a 386 with 
4 MB RAM.  It worked quite well as a print server for our IT office for 
about a year.  It was slow, but it ran.

--Tyler



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