[Nottingham] Distro reccomendations for older PC

Paul Mellors paul at paulmellors.net
Tue Aug 1 08:46:39 BST 2006

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Martin Garton" <martin at stupids.org>
To: <nottingham at mailman.lug.org.uk>
Cc: "Nottingham LUG" <nottingham at mailman.lug.org.uk>
Sent: Tuesday, August 01, 2006 8:31 AM
Subject: Re: [Nottingham] Distro reccomendations for older PC

> This is my first post to the NLUG, so be gentle with me!
> I've got an old PC here that I want to install Linux on to play around
> with. Its a home build Athlon  XP 1800+, with 512Mb RAM, 80Gb maxtor,
> Radeon 9200SE. So nothing very special. It will be fitted with a
> wireless card I've got to hand, which is based on the Railink chipset,
> so there are native linux drivers available.

I'm running Dapper on an old AMD Athlon 800 with 512mb Ram and a Radeon 
9600, works fine for me.  I can even play enemy territory with the #lugradio 
folks at a decent speed

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