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Re: [trinity-users] PCLinuxOS Trinity Live CD

From: Lisi Reisz <lisi.reisz@...>
Date: Mon, 19 Jan 2015 16:09:15 +0000
On Monday 19 January 2015 15:53:04 Thierry de Coulon wrote:
> On Monday 19 January 2015 16.16:57 Lisi Reisz wrote:
> > Alexandre,
> >
> > As you know, disagreements we may have had, but I have always tried to
> > give credit where credit was due.
> >
> > At my local Linux Users Group meeting on Saturday, someone was wanting
> > help to get Linux on his oldish laptop.
> (...  PCLinuxOS + 14)
> > installed.  No problem.
> (..)
> > Lisi
> Hello Lisi,
> How "oldish" ? 

I don't know exactly - I didn't get a close look.  

> I just dug out two Laptop I had used 15 years ago when I 
> started using Linux (and KDE, 0.4 if I remember well). They use 600 and 700
> MHz PIII, do you think Alexandre's PCLinuxOS could run on that? Otherwise I
> have to look if I still have older SuSE versions (of course Puppy should
> run on that, but it's a little light for me).

I would have my reservations about Alexandre's CD running on your laptops, but 
I would also be inclined to give it a go.  It is a Live CD.  What have you to 
lose?  But I would also try Exegnu Linux, and installing from, say, a Debian 
netinstall CD, and the repos.  You don't say how much memory the laptops 
have.  Live CDs need quite a lot of memory to run in the first place, which 
the installed OS may not.