[Wolves] What to Install advice

Craig Squire craig at scket.co.uk
Wed Feb 15 17:05:06 UTC 2012


I'm no expert but I would recommend CrunchBang.

Older hardware, wireless out of the box, debian base.

The only thing is openbox can be a slight shock if you're used to normal
desktop environments. But it helps to make #! Fast.

Try the live cd.

On Feb 15, 2012 4:52 PM, "Barry W" <baza41 at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi folks.
> I'm thinking of installing a linux distro on an old Dell Inspiron 2200
> laptop (with expanded ram). This had the Broadcom B43 chipset for the wifi
> which I understand can be tricky with some flavours of linux.
> So my question: Which is the better option Ubuntu (i'm told version 11 is
> not great but the version 10 LTS is fine) or Debian? Or is there a better
> option out there I'm not aware of?
> Thanks
> --
> Computer says, 'no'
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