> From: Caolan McNamara <Caolan.McNamara at ul.ie>
> On 14-Oct-99 Jason Ryan wrote:
> >Thanks guys for all your help, I got it off. But what i wanted to know is what
> >version do u recommend to put on my other machine? I have SuSE Linux 5.2 on
> >CDROM here, which was on my other system.
> >oh by the way, the other machine is an old 486,4mb ram and 125mb HD, its not
> >great i know! but it should be ok to let me play around with linux???
> 125meg, I wouldnt personally be able to reccomend a smaller dist to
> get going with, slackware surely would allow itself to be trimmed
> down to fit on, dunno about debian or suse though, but again I
> reckon that you could get debian onto it, though maybe thats "the
> grass is always greener on the other distribution"
I've just put Slackware onto an old laptop with 100 MB hd, with no
problems. Just don't select stuff you don't want & it works out.
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