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

Sudhanwa Jogalekar sudhanwa.com at gmail.com
Fri Oct 31 04:18:55 PDT 2008


On Fri, Oct 31, 2008 at 4:10 PM, Pankaj Kumar <pankaj at glug4muz.org> wrote:
> Hi,
>  There is no problem in installing antiX but from where to buy its CD in India? The website (http://www.rainbowcomputech.com/)
> from where I am regularly buying CD/DVD of linux distribution, does not have this distribution in its stock. I will contact that
> website if they can download and then send it to me on a CD via courier. Alternatively you people can suggest me a website from
> where I can purchase the CD of antiX linux in India. Please note that I don't have credit card and so the website must accept the
> payment through NetBanking facility.


You can download the CD ISO and burn it.
Or else, get it from PLUG. It is not mentioned in the FOSS CD/DVD
page, but it is available.

-Sudhanwa

>
> Best Regards ...
> Pankaj Kumar
>
> On Fri 31/10/08  4:27 PM , "Dhirendra Singh Kholia" dhiru.kholia at gmail.com sent:
>> >>  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.
>>
>>
>> > Try Antix. Works well.  -Sudhanwa
>>
>>
>>
>> Here is one more vote for antiX.
>>
>> Don't use unsupported/ancient distros like RH9!
>>
>>
>>
>> With antiX you get latest packages but I recommend
>>
>> that you to compile your own new *shiny* kernel (2.6.27).
>>
>>
>>
>> --
>>
>> Cheers,
>>
>> Dhirendra
>>
>>
>>
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