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 Breathing Life Into Older Computers

Article describing installing Damn Small Linux on a 266MMX laptop.

"Many of the readers who visit here surely have an older computer that has been tossed away in a closet. Take a look at my systems. The oldest computer I have is a Pentium 266 MMX laptop with 64MB of RAM. Most people would just consider this to be garbage and junk it, and if you brought this in for service where I work, I would agree with you. While this laptop might seem old and out-of-date now, it is small and light. I needed something I could easily carry around, so I figured I would see what I could salvage out of this dinosaur. Windows would have a hard time running on this low-spec laptop, but there are many distributions of Linux that will work exceptionally well. The one we'll be using today is Damn Small Linux."
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 (Submitted by Noel Tue Nov 29, 2005 )

  


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