Running Ubuntu or Xubuntu with 550 Mhz and 186 MB RAM?
timothyallen.albertson at gmail.com
Tue Oct 21 00:40:29 UTC 2008
On Mon, Oct 20, 2008 at 6:19 PM, Eberhard Roloff <tuxebi at gmx.de> wrote:
> Bas Roufs wrote:
>>> To run the Desktop CD (LiveCD + Install CD), you need 128 MB RAM to
>>> run or 192 MB RAM to install. The Alternate Install CD only requires
>>> you to have 64 MB RAM. (...) Once installed, Xubuntu can run with 192
>>> MB RAM, but it is strongly recommended to have at least 256 MB RAM.
>> Does any one have experience with Xubuntu on an old computer with
>> similar specifications?
>> Is there any other Linux distro that could work on that old Compaq, at
>> least in combination with OpenOffice, Firefox and Thunderbird?
>> Thanks for your reply,
>> Respectfully Yours,
> while I habe been a xubuntut advocate for long, I recently cahnged my
> mind for low spec machines, following the given advice to use a lower
> spec wm.
> To the best of my knowledge the best fuxbox based linux running
> excellently on low spec linux is TinyME. Admittedly, it is not based on
> Ubuntu, but it is looking good, indeed.
> Kind regards and habe some fun, giving your laptop a new life.
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