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Old 05-16-2011, 12:35 PM   #1 (permalink)
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How can you run a full range of current applications on older computers, netbooks, thin clients, and mobile devices? One way is to install a lightweight Linux like Puppy, Lubuntu, or Vector Light. Select the distro with the apps that meets your needs while matching your computer's resources.


Puppy is worthy of your attention because it's pushed its way into Distrowatch's top ten most popular operating systems by merit alone. It doesn't have a corporate sponsor or advertising budget. This article describes Puppy. Screenshots follow the article...

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i use puppy on my eeepc. it's awesome, i really like it and recommend highly.
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Xubuntu or Lubuntu are good choices as well.
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i have not tried lubuntu.

i think i'll download and fire up in a vm. thanks for the impetus to pull the trigger on that one.
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