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im a linux noob, ive tried a bunch of distros, but cant find the one for me
. i want a distro that runs on an old laptop, 233mhz,32mb of ram etc etc.
basically a relatively lightweight one, but is easy to connect to a USB network adapter (linksys WUSB54G)

anyone have a suggestoin?
 

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Ubuntu - its easy to install - takes about 20 minutes. I had it on a partition of 10gig (including swap space) and i didnt use anywhere near that.
 

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he wants a lightweight distro...I don't think ubuntu or redhat is lightweight, it'd run like crap on that pc.
 

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yes i have ubuntu on another pc, p3 256mb of ram, it wouldnt survive on this laptop, thanks everyone
 

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Damn Small Linux has been goood to me, just having trouble installing my WPC54G
 

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well You'll have to google it...because I really don't know what to do with damn small linux lol, I didn't use it much, I just know its designed for this purpose.
 

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dsl is designed to be a live distro. not a standalone. Use slackware or maybe a form of BSD. They usually will run barebones.
 
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