[sclug] Small Linux Distro / Laptop

Ian Michell ian.michell at hanzi.co.uk
Mon Apr 5 22:28:35 UTC 2004

Deiban or Slackware have my vote there!! Then use X11 and TWM or
similar, then you could write a python app to display the pictures of
your choice full screen ;)


A rabbid gentoo fan!

On Mon, 2004-04-05 at 22:22, Graham Balharrie wrote:
> Hey guys, I'm after some advice.
> I have an old IBM Laptop, a ThinkPad 755c.
> Basicaly it's a 486DX266 with floppy and PCMCIA
> I would like to get it up and running using a "small" linux distro.
> Obviously I wont be fragging online with my favourite Linux Quake
> Client, but I would like to use the system to be a digital picture
> frame.
> Idea - have a small ftp server, and an application that displays the
> photos in a directory randomly.
> Can you recommend a distro that I could achieve this with?
> I would preferably like a network install...
> Thanks guys.
> Graham Balharrie
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