Linked by Howard Fosdick on Mon 16th May 2011 14:21 UTC
Linux How can you run a full range of current applications on older computers, netbooks, thin clients, and mobile devices? One way is to install a lightweight Linux like Puppy, Lubuntu, or Vector Light. Select the distro with the apps that meets your needs while matching your computer's resources.
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RE: Comment by j.dalrymple
by lproven on Tue 17th May 2011 13:11 UTC in reply to "Comment by j.dalrymple"
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My chief problem with Puppy is a lot bigger than that, although you're absolutely right.

It's that the suggested, recommended and supported mode of operation, last time I looked (which was at Lucidpuppy), was still to log in and run as 'root'. This is *unforgiveable*.

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