Linked by Howard Fosdick on Mon 22nd Oct 2012 04:51 UTC
Linux Here's a topic guaranteed to start controversy. Which Linux distribution is best? It all depends on your criteria for judging. Even then the topic is highly subjective. Here are a few nominees for "best distro" in specific categories.
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RE[2]: Comment by marcp
by zima on Sat 27th Oct 2012 20:01 UTC in reply to "RE: Comment by marcp"
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Pentium 4s are now over ten years old, even the newest are 7 years old ... this is ancient.

But it is true that most P4 machines (say, certainly anything-Northwood & up) don't really require any special distro - if only they have comfortable amounts of RAM.

Even if a bit low on RAM - say, with quite typical then 256-512 MiB - Lubuntu should be fine, no need for something like Puppy.

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