[PLUG] Please suggest me a lightweight GNU/Linux distribution

Shridhar Daithankar ghodechhap at ghodechhap.net
Thu Oct 30 21:28:25 PDT 2008


On Friday 31 October 2008 08:15:47 Pankaj Kumar wrote:
>  I am having a Pentium IV system with 128MB of RAM and Intex RTL 8139D
> Ethernet Card. When I am installing some old linux distributions such as
> Red Hat 9, Fedora Core 4 then I am able to execute X window but my ethernet
> card is not being detected. And when I am installing current linux
> distribution such as Fedora Core 9 then my ethernet card is being detected
> but X window is not starting due to insufficient amount of RAM. So can you
> please suggest me a lightweight linux distribution which can detect my
> Intex RTL 8139D ethernet card as well as I can work in X window. I will
> remain thankful to you for this forever.

Slackware 12 with KDE3.5 with 512MB of swap. It should work.. 

The zenwalk suggestion is nice too. It is slackware.. almost..
-- 
 Shridhar



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