Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 5th Oct 2006 09:12 UTC, submitted by anonymous
Linux "Like most companies, my employer has a stash of old, 'obsolete' PCs and laptops that won't run the latest versions of Windows worth a darn. Naturally, this represents a great source of systems for testing the latest Linux distributions. I thought it would be interesting to find out which modern Linux distro made the best OS for a supposedly 'obsolete' old laptop. With this in mind, I requisitioned an oldie but goodie: an IBM ThinkPad 2662-35U, with a Pentium III 600MHz processor, 192MB of SDRAM, and a 20GB hard drive."
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DSL
by fretinator on Thu 5th Oct 2006 22:08 UTC
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2005-07-06

I sell used laptops, and I have found DSL, _Darned_ Small Linux ;) , to be a great choice on older laptops. Firefox fox runs very quickly on older machines, even with 64MB. DSL is not just for live CD booting.

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