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Old 09-14-2005, 10:50 AM   #11 (permalink)
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You could boost the Linux OS a little by creating a swap partition
Red Hat Installer actually did that for me during the installation.
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try ditch kde/gnome and in ubuntu, apt-get fluxbox (i think that's how you do it..)..

read fluxbox manual for instructions on how to run it..
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rofl... windows better than linux... wow
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try ditch kde/gnome and in ubuntu, apt-get fluxbox (i think that's how you do it..)..

read fluxbox manual for instructions on how to run it..
apt-get install fluxbox is what I THINK the command is, not sure about the fluxbox part; it may be more than just fluxbox....

If all else fails, open up a command prompt and type apt-cache search fluxbox and it will tell you a list of packages relating to fluxbox.
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Old 09-14-2005, 09:37 PM   #15 (permalink)
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Bassmaster,

As someone avobe stated, Could you be A little More specific on the PII? How hany Mgz is it running? Also what About the Ram?


It sounds to me as if the Linux Godfarther might be an option A.K.A Knoppix, You can check the Link I've posted below for Other Distros that might work on your machine

http://www.frozentech.com/content/li...%20replacement

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i think macdude425 is right. fluxbox is certainly a lot more compact than kde or gnome so give it a shot. mini-distros i would reccomend: Puppy linux (http://www.goosee.com) , its great to run on a windows hdd it can mount itself on a virtual filesystem and store settings, apps etc. Damn Small Linux (http://www.damnsmalllinux.org) this is tiny, it only takes maybe 90mins-2 hours to download on dialup.
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yeah thats pretty much my thouhgts on this subject as well.
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