[nSLUG] Linux distro help

Baha Baydar bbaydar at gmail.com
Tue Aug 12 16:52:01 ADT 2014


I haven't run it myself, but I've heard good things about
http://peppermintos.com/about/ running on lower spec hardware. I believe
it's an offshoot of http://www.linuxmint.com/ which I think is also meant
for less able hardware.

Personally I run Slackware on all the things and haven't had a problem.
Though I rarely, if ever, have a GUI running.


On Tue, Aug 12, 2014 at 4:03 PM, TimJ <tjllml at timweb.ca> wrote:

> I successfully ran Slackware 13.37 on less hardware than that. The key for
> me was to fine-tune the zram-swap to keep swapping to the HD at a minimum.
> It's not going to be a speed deamon, but it does make a full desktop
> functional, one task at a time :)
>
> Tim
>
>
> > Hello all,
> >
> > I have inherited a Toshiba Satellite 2410 (PS241C-2DCTXP) laptop with the
> > following specs"
> >
> > Hard drive - 40GB
> > Memory - 512MB
> > Processor - 1.79GHz
> >
> > I am looking for a version of Linux that will run on this laptop.  Any
> and
> > all suggestions are more than welcomed.
> >
> > Thanks,
> > Trina
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