Best Distro for an old machine

Jonathan Duncan jonathan at
Thu Dec 6 11:36:31 MST 2007

On 05 Dec 2007, at 14:12, Kurt Griffiths wrote:

> Hi folks,
> We have some old P3s we are setting up to play retro LAN games (such
> as 'Craft) ala Wine. What would everyone recommend as a good Linux  
> distro
> for these older machines? I need something small and fast. Already  
> tried
> Ubuntu, and it was too slow. Next I am going to try VectorLinux.  
> Since the
> system requirements for these games are something like a Pentium 90  
> MHz, I
> would expect to be able to get them running fine on a P3 1.0 GHz!
> Any tips would be greatly appreciated!

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