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I have 14 pentium 2 nec computers with 3 gig hd and I am wondering what distros would be compatible with these.I have installed Xubuntu and want to know of other low system requirement distros. thanks in advance.
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Damn small linux has very low requirements.
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Sabayon!!!!
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How much RAM do they have?

Puppy Linux: http://www.puppylinux.org/user/viewpage.php?page_id=1

Minix 3: http://www.minix3.org/
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Quote:
Originally Posted by PROBN4LYFE View Post
Sabayon!!!!
Anything less than 256mb of RAM is a no-go for Sabayon. I love the distro, but they should get around to making a minimal install CD.

Zenwalk is one to consider, the older versions work very well with only 64mb of RAM. However, if you've got less than 64mb, DSL or Puppy (as reset3x mentioned) are your best bets for reasonable performance, I think.
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What are you going to use them for? Fluxbuntu has very low system requirements..
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Go with Fluxbuntu
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Slackware

Min requirements:
i486 processor
16mb RAM
100-150 mb Hard drive(more if you want Xorg and a WM, something like 1gb will work fine)
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Vector, designed specifically for low end x86 machines.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by dubz View Post
Damn small linux has very low requirements.
I've heard good things about Damn Small Linux.

Does it come with NTFS support? Could be very useful for recovering files if windows crashes
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