Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 2nd Aug 2006 17:27 UTC, submitted by anonymous
Linux "Laptop revival stories usually describe detailed procedures for installing Linux and device drivers on a specific make of laptop. This article is more general. How do you go about making an old laptop useful? What steps are involved? Which Linux distributions will work? We'll even discuss how Windows and dual-booting fit into the picture."
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My Old Laptop
by gleng on Thu 3rd Aug 2006 09:49 UTC
gleng
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2006-02-16

I used to use an old laptop with a 166MHz Pentium I CPU, and 8MB of RAM. I ran Debian Woody on it and it worked like a charm. No X of course, but a great laptop none the less.

I'd still be using it, but the motherboard crapped out. ;)

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