[conspire] Linux for a 1998 Dell Inspiron model 7000

Mark Weisler mark at weisler-saratoga-ca.us
Fri Feb 20 18:23:16 PST 2009

On Friday 20 February 2009 16:30:24 Rick Moen wrote:
> Mike wrote to me on Tuesday, which was a day when I had other things to
> deal with, and had to put off replying.  When he says "your site", he
> means specifically http://linuxmafia.com/~rick/inspiron7000.html .
>  From: "Mike Kirk" <mikalk at charter.net>
>  To: < rick at linuxmafia.com >
>  Date: Tue, 17 Feb 2009 22:48:42 -0600
>  Subject: I7000
>  [RM: noxious MIME "quoted-printable" junk snipped.]
> Rick - I ran across your site while surfing the net. I have 2 older Dell
> 7000 laptops. 
> Here is a good example:  the "antiX" lightweight variant of the
> SimplyMEPIS distribution.  Article: http://distrowatch.com/?newsid=05328
> While the main edition of SimplyMEPIS provides the KDE "desktop", this
> variant for less lavish hardware eschews "desktops" and provides your
> choice of the IceWM or Fluxbox window managers.  (You can presumably
> switch between those at will.)
Hey Rick,
Thanks for your helpful reply to Mike Kirk. I have Dell Latitude with 126 MB 
RAM and 500 MHz P3 CPU that I think will be a good match for antiX.

Mark Weisler   PGP: 0x68E462B6  http://pgp.mit.edu:11371/
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