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Good Lightweight 64bit Distro?

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I want to try a very lightweight 64bit distro. I want to see if they improve folding, because in Fedora 8 i have ~250 processes at idle and it uses a good chunk of ram (for linux). I found a few light ones, but they arent 64bit.

Anyone have any suggestions?
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Arch

http://www.archlinux.org/

Thank God they finally changed their logo.
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Oh yea, i tried that once but had problems with the bootloaders, ill try again, thanks. Anymore?
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MEPIS!!!!
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ubuntu... just select the 64 bit option
http://www.ubuntu.com/getubuntu/download
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ubuntu... just select the 64 bit option
http://www.ubuntu.com/getubuntu/download
Lightweight?
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Suse with a minimal install (no GUI)?

Slackware?

Puppy or DSL?

FreeBSD?
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Slackware doesnt have 64bit though does it?


I think im going to try to get Arch going in the next couple days. Thanks for the suggestions.
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Slackware doesnt have 64bit though does it?
Wow, I think you're right. How can that be? Isn't Slackware supposed to be one of the most advanced distros?
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I went to try that one time, and it didnt have a 64bit, i was disappointed.
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