From: Colin Whittaker (grimnar at domain redbrick.dcu.ie)
Date: Thu 14 Oct 1999 - 16:50:58 IST
John P . Looney blurted the following on Thu, Oct 14, 1999 at 04:47:53PM +0100 :
> On Thu, Oct 14, 1999 at 03:25:59PM +0100, Jason Ryan mentioned:
> > 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???
> I'd have to concur. If you are happy with the machine, then get an OS that
> was written for it, like RedHat 1.0 or 2.0 - quite nice, even if they
> didn't have "jove" (my main complaint about RedHat, till I moved to Vim).
> See can you get yourself an old Slackware 2.0 CD or something, and some
> more RAM. At least 8MB!
better yet would be debian, base.tar.gz is about 30Mb when expanded
and then you can just install a few other bits on top.
-- Si hoc signum legere potes, operis boni in rebus Latinus alacribus et fructuosis potiri potes!
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