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Old 05-26-2008, 08:29 PM   #1
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Default I need a low profile Linux...

...and I have no idea where to look.

I need a Linux distro to run on an 8 year old PC with a 766 MHz Celeron processor, 30 gig hard drive, 64 mb of RAM, and a really crappy onboard video chip. I tried Ubuntu and got an "out of memory" error, and XUbuntu also produced the same results.

I want something I can install, not a live CD.

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Old 05-26-2008, 09:19 PM   #2
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Default Re: I need a low profile Linux...

Damn Small Linux. It's pretty good for only having a 50MB installer:
http://www.damnsmalllinux.org/
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Old 05-26-2008, 09:40 PM   #3
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Default Re: I need a low profile Linux...

darn beat me to it
dsl is as small as ~50KB
depending on what you add to it
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Old 05-26-2008, 10:12 PM   #4
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Default Re: I need a low profile Linux...

Not positive but puppy linux may work too?
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Default Re: I need a low profile Linux...

I took a look at both and can't figure out how to do a full HD install of them.

I prefer Puppy over DSL. It looks soooo much better.
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