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hi i have a new laptop pentium 2 ram 256 363 mhz. that i got from a friend and i have 2 quastions: 1.what is the best linux that work ...
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    linux best for my laptop?


    hi i have a new laptop pentium 2 ram 256 363 mhz. that i got from a friend and i have 2 quastions:
    1.what is the best linux that work on that laptop that easy to work on (i think its could desktop linux)?
    2.i know that a stupid qustion but can i run on it games with wine like warcraft 3 (magicgrph 256 avdriver) thtat is the screen card

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    You'll probably be best with a lightweight distro, like Antix, Vector, or Puppy.

    I don't know what the system requirements are for WoW 3, but I believe it will run with WINE.

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    any distro using xfce would work for that laptop, as for war3, its doubtful that it would run very well, these are recommended specs for it:

    600 MHz processor, 256 MB of RAM, 32 MB 3D video card, DirectX 8.1 compatible sound card (Windows)

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    Quote Originally Posted by yoni779 View Post
    2.i know that a stupid qustion but can i run on it games with wine like warcraft 3 (magicgrph 256 avdriver) thtat is the screen card
    Not on that machine. It's hard enough to get WoW working in Linux (an operating system it was never designed to support) without bumping up against the bare minimum requirements to play the game in MS Windows.
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    just to clarify for anyone else posting, the OP is talking about playing Warcraft 3 not World of Warcraft

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    thx alot

    thx alot really one can you tell me which is better puppy or antix your opinion
    and can i run any game at all that worth running ???

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    I just realized that Linux Mint Fluxbox will run on 128 MB ram, so my vote goes to try that out.

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    Quote Originally Posted by coopstah13 View Post
    just to clarify for anyone else posting, the OP is talking about playing Warcraft 3 not World of Warcraft
    Oh, missed that. In that case 256MB of RAM might well be enough. Not sure on the video card though.

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    thhank you but :D ?

    i have download antix like you suggest and its how do i describe it ....crap and o was wondering if ant other linux will work fast and good my 256 ram pentuim 2 363mhz that are ubuntu like not have to be same but with easy dektop and easy to install apps ???

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    i have download antix like you suggest and its how do i describe it ....crap
    Sorry you feel that way as Anti runs Icewm and Fluxbox and is based on Debian Lennyand Mepis with Synaptic Package manger . Flux box Mint (which I also run) is about the same as Antix but based on Ubuntu and Mint.

    You could try Zenwalk with your specs (Slackwarebased) uses XFCE desktop and a Package manager also. With your specs KDE or Gnome desktops would struggle a little .

    Xubuntu might be the ticket for ya

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    work fast and good my 256 ram pentuim 2 363mhz
    Fast and good and easy Desktop , I don't know dude
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