[ubuntu-uk] Looking for old computers
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Fri Jul 3 21:21:04 UTC 2015
On 03/07/15 09:24, Barry Drake wrote:
> You'll be amazed how tiny the requirements of DSL actually are! But it
> can actually be made to look really good - it looks just like a modern
> desktop if you tweak it. And, yes, DSL (and Puppy) will go on a 5.25"
> floppy drive. If there's enough RAM it will run entirely in a ramdisk
> and go very fast. With DSL, my 256 MB looks enormous, and my huge 15 GB
> hard drive is way over the top.
Just a little warning. If you have anything other than a source drive
and a target drive plugged in when you install one of these mini
systems, it usually seems to mess up anything else it finds. Be safe
and unplug anything else that isn't read-only.
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