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I have a computer that is very old but still boots up (it actually doesn't even have an Operating System on it, long story) and I want to get a ...
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- 12-06-2008 #1
- Join Date
- Dec 2008
What linux should I put on my old computer?
Some Specs of My Computer:
128 mb Ram
60 gb harddrive
Intel Pentium 4 processor
I was looking at Damn Small Linux which I like except one thing which is watching Dvds and I haven't found out if you can rip cds onto your computer. (If you know please let me know here) So I want an OS that can play dvds and rip cds onto a computer. Along with of course all the basic function of a computer.
So, what version or form of Linux should I put on this computer?
- 12-06-2008 #2
- Join Date
- May 2004
- arch linux
Welcome to the forums!
Check this poll for favorite distro for older/weaker computer hardware, as voted by our membership:
It looks like the RAM count is your weakest link. If you could upgrade that just a bit, you should have lots of options available to you.
Hope you have fun with Linux.oz
- 12-06-2008 #3
Hmm, possibly Vector Linux 5.9 Lite.
Men occasionally stumble over the truth,
but most of them pick themselves up
and hurry off as if nothing had happened.
... then the Unix-Gods created "man" ...