[PLUG] Linux flavour recommendation

yogesh ykchavan at gmail.com
Mon Jun 9 02:00:54 PDT 2008


On Mon, Jun 9, 2008 at 1:45 PM, Mehul Ved <mehul.n.ved at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Mon Jun 09, 2008 at 11:18:13AM +0530, Nikhil Karkare wrote:
> > Hi,
> > The machines have about 64MB of RAM. According to most of you, thats
> going
> > to be bad for running Mozilla etc.
>
>
Anand Kulkarni Sir and  me had experiment  for this. He wanted linux to be
running with good speed on low-end PCs in rural schools. We found that
slackware was the most lightweight and stable distribution though comes with
KDE(slckware also supports xfce). We tried it on slackware 9.2. on P2 with
64mb ram. I dont know about newer versions. You can tweak further by
disabling unused services and recompiling kernel for your hardware.


-- 
Yogesh Chavan


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