[PLUG] Looking at distros for old desktops

Aditya Godbole aag.lists at gmail.com
Sat Jan 9 21:18:51 PST 2010


On Sun, Jan 10, 2010 at 12:53 AM, Arindam <arindam.mukerjee at gmail.com> wrote:
> I have some aging / old desktops for which I am looking for
> appropriate distributions. I intend to use them as developer systems
> for some kernel development (noo-b there, modest intentions) but
> prefer an X installation.
>

For a 'slim' distribution, I used to start with a debian base install
and then add in whatever I wanted.
If you are not looking for something that slim, maybe Slackware might
be a good option.

-aditya



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