[Gllug] Picking a linux distro (Jason Clifford)

Hampus Linden hampus.linden at gmail.com
Sun Jun 20 09:40:53 UTC 2010

On Sun, Jun 20, 2010 at 1:20 AM, Swen Hartmut Tromm
<swentromm at yahoo.co.uk> wrote:
> Pentium III? I would suggest Debian in the first place.
> On Saturday 19 Jun 2010, gllug-request at gllug.org.uk wrote:
>> Message: 3
>> Date: Sat, 19 Jun 2010 20:35:35 +0100
>> From: Adrian McMenamin <adrian at newgolddream.dyndns.info>
>> Subject: [Gllug] Picking a linux distro
>> To: gllug at gllug.org.uk
>> Message-ID: <1276976135.4951.2.camel at bossclass>
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>> I have an old laptop with 256 MB memory and a pentium III that I am
>> tinking of using for some kernel development (testing some ideas on
>> handling low memory) - I'd like a disto that makes it easy to use a
>> custom 2.6 kernel and will not fall over wit that level of memory unless
>> I want it to.
>> Any recommendations?
ArchLinux comes to mind, it's a very "fun" distro to use if you like tinkering.
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