[PLUG] Please suggest me a lightweight GNU/Linux distribution

Raseel Bhagat raseelbhagat at gmail.com
Thu Oct 30 23:06:42 PDT 2008


On Fri, Oct 31, 2008 at 8:15 AM, Pankaj Kumar <pankaj at glug4muz.org> wrote:

> Hi all,
>  I am having a Pentium IV system with 128MB of RAM and Intex RTL 8139D
> Ethernet Card. When I am installing some old linux
> distributions such as Red Hat 9, Fedora Core 4 then I am able to execute X
> window but my ethernet card is not being detected. And
> when I am installing current linux distribution such as Fedora Core 9 then
> my ethernet card is being detected but X window is not
> starting due to insufficient amount of RAM. So can you please suggest me a
> lightweight linux distribution which can detect my
> Intex RTL 8139D ethernet card as well as I can work in X window. I will
> remain thankful to you for this forever.
>
> --
> Best Regards ...
>
> Pankaj Kumar
>
>
>
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Take a look at Xubuntu (http://www.xubuntu.com)
Also, depending upon what you really want to use the machine for, you could
even use the REALLY small distros like Puppu Linux, DamnSmallLinux, SLAX,
etc.

Thanks,
Raseel
http://raseel.in/techblog


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