[sf-lug] puppy linux on a 65k ram i series IBM Thinkpad

Kristian Erik Hermansen kristian.hermansen at gmail.com
Sat Oct 20 18:24:28 PDT 2007

Damn small linux is very light.  Not sure if there is a gui though.
Give xubuntu a try if you are looking for a light DE...

On 10/20/07, Alex Kleider <a_kleider at yahoo.com> wrote:
> I want to get linux running on an old weak machine
> (65k ram i series IBM Thinkpad)
> and have heard that puppy is suitably 'compact.'
> The Xvesa server seems to not work. (screen is inintellegible)
> Puppy seems to need the hard drive partitioned and some files loaded
> prior to installation and I don't understand what they are telling me
> to do in the documentation.
> Can anyone shed some light?
> The first decision I must make is whether puppy is the best choice.
> If so, how to install it!
> alex at kleider.net
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Kristian Erik Hermansen

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