[geeks] UNIX-like OS for a laptop
lionel4287 at verizon.net
Sun Jul 8 23:22:42 CDT 2007
>From: "Sheldon T. Hall" <shel at tandem.artell.net>
>Date: 2007/07/08 Sun PM 10:24:24 CDT
>To: 'The Geeks List' <geeks at sunhelp.org>, 'The Rescue List'
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>Subject: [geeks] UNIX-like OS for a laptop
>I have an old laptop on which I'd like to install something in the UNIX
>constellation. Solaris, one of the BSDs, some Linux distro, I don't much
>care. That is, I don't much care as long as it supports the Cardbus network
>cards I have: a D-Link DWL-G630 WiFi card and a D-Link DFE-690TXD Ethernet
>Other potential issues ... it's a Taiwanese no-name laptop, P-III 600 or
>something, and will only take 128 MB of RAM.
>I don't care about having a high-zoot GUI; command line is fine, though it
>ought to have an X Windows client.
Damn Small Linux - http://www.damnsmalllinux.org/ - but I'm not sure how your
D-Link cards would be supported. It should work fine with 128 Meg RAM.
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