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

Atanu Datta lfyedit2 at efyindia.com
Fri Oct 31 02:41:21 PDT 2008


On Friday 31 October 2008 08:15:47 Pankaj Kumar 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.

I think ZenWalk Linux should run fine on it. It uses XFCE, and have found it 
to work much better on my older Celeron 850MHz + 256MB SD RAM system. 

Best,
Atanu




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