[Nottingham] Distro reccomendations for older PC

Alan Pope alan at popey.com
Mon Jul 31 21:14:41 BST 2006

On Mon, Jul 31, 2006 at 06:14:08PM +0100, Stella Fan wrote:
> 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.

Heheh "old PC" :)

I've got Ubuntu running on my wifes pc which is in daily use at about the
same spec as that. Of course she mainly uses it for mail/web/office.


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