For such a old system with such specs this looks like a job for puppy linux!
I will get our resident puppy expert for you.
Appreciate the thought, Madman, but I'm going to say what I usually say.
Despite being loaded with tooltips, and wizards, and specifically aimed at Windows 'refugees', I still wouldn't recommend Puppy to complete beginners. It's too different in the way it works.
I have maintained for a long time that you need to 'cut your teeth' on a standard Linux distro before switching to Pup. On top of that, you need to be something of a 'lateral thinker' (!), and to be very accepting of a different way of doing things. (And not be afraid to 'dive in' and get your hands dirty..!)
I'm only too happy to help when somebody expresses a genuine interest in Puppy.....but the OP sounds to be still 'wedded' to MyCrudSoft's way of doing things.
I think it would just be wasting everybody's time. The 'buntu-based distros are definitely easier for beginners to learn.....although the OP's hardware certainly sounds like a classic 'Puppy' machine!
Edited by Mike_Walsh, 12 April 2018 - 04:49 PM.
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