[conspire] Linux for a 1998 Dell Inspiron model 7000
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.)
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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