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#1 oudin

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Posted 01 August 2007 - 12:51 PM

Okay, does anyone have any suggestions on a good KDE based Linux that has very low requirements? I'm trying to recover an old laptop, and I don't want to have to deal with command line all the the time.

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Posted 01 August 2007 - 01:04 PM

For a very light version of linux get Puppy. However I would prefer PCLOS more, it is not the biggest hog and recognises many devices.

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Posted 01 August 2007 - 04:34 PM

PCLOS installed is kinda heavy for me (need a 10 gb hdd to set it up properly), but the live CD works great with a 650MHz P3 with 256mb RAM, Kubuntu (again install heavy but lighter then PCLOS,different set up see remark) also worked well, and puppy is light as a feather.

Remark: PCLOS likes to have a /Home directory which eats into HDD space instead of using the / directory to save everything too.

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