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

Pankaj Kumar pankaj at glug4muz.org
Fri Oct 31 02:25:01 PDT 2008


Hi,
 Thanks a lot for suggestion of zenwalk linux. I have just placed an order for CD of it at http://www.rainbowcomputech.com/. Once 
received, I will try to install it on my system and then will post my feedback here.

Friday 31 October 2008 15:11 को, Atanu Datta ने लिखा था:
> On Friday 31 October 2008 08:15:47 Pankaj Kumar wrote:
> > Hi all,
> >  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.
>
> I think ZenWalk Linux should run fine on it. It uses XFCE, and have found
> it to work much better on my older Celeron 850MHz + 256MB SD RAM system.
>
> Best,
> Atanu
>
>
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