Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 14th Mar 2008 21:52 UTC
Linux "When my girlfriend visits me, she has to work on a mini PC while I use my laptop to finish whatever I postponed at the office. Her PC has a 1GHz VIA processor and 128 MB of RAM and runs Ubuntu. You can imagine how slowly it boots, even with Linux installed, and GNOME runs so slowly that it's quite irritating. I didn't want to reformat and install a lightweight Linux distribution like Fluxbuntu because the mini PC doesn't have a CD-ROM drive, and I already had 10GB of data that would have taken a long time to back up. Instead, I found and installed some lightweight software to improve her computing experience."
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Thats what Im aiming for
by robertojdohnert on Sun 16th Mar 2008 18:27 UTC
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2005-07-12

With my distribution PC/OS. The article was helpful for me when I was deciding to put together the minimal install CD. The minimal install CD works with a 450mhz 128mb of RAM machine although I do recommend 192mb at least.

Im still working with it, the first incarnation is going live tonight but because of this article an updated distro with lots of light software will be in the works.

http://pc-os.org in case any of you are interested.

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