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    Unhappy installation help on my old pc

    im havin an old pc which has

    128mb rdram

    20 gb harddisk

    pentium 4 processor inside

    is there any linux recommendations for this kinda pc

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    May 2010
    Mason Texas
    Tinycore specs, from wikipedia, Minimal Configuration: Tiny Core needs at least 46 MB of RAM in order to run, and Core requires at least 28 MB of RAM. The minimum CPU is a i486DX.[5] Recommended configuration: A Pentium 2 CPU and 128 MB of RAM are recommended for Tiny Core. Other than that, you would have to do a careful search, but most modern distro's, even the small ones, take at least 256 mb ram.
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    May 2004
    arch linux
    You can find a listing of lightweight Linux distros here:

    Check the system requirements on some of those and try them out to see if they are a good match for you and your computer hardware.

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