Help on new distro choices?

Barry Roberts blr at robertsr.us
Wed Aug 23 19:05:24 MDT 2006


On Wed, Aug 23, 2006 at 04:40:05PM -0600, Thom Metge wrote:
> If you like XFCE and want a very down to earth development platform, no 
> frills, Zenwalk is a fantastic distro that does exceptionally well on 
> any hardware.
> 

I'll second that.  My brother-in-law is a teacher, and he had some old
machines lying around, and Zenwalk is pretty usable on a 266Mhz (P2
maybe?) with 128MB RAM.  It wasn't stellar on the 200Mhz machines with
64 MB, but it worked.

Barry



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