What linux is best suited for a P-75mhz/8mb memory?

By Rick
Apr 12, 2002
  1. I'm looking for the ideal distro of linux for such an old computer. I've been looking around and Debian looks to be good, but I hear Debian is pretty difficult.

    I'm a Linux n00b since I know basically nothing on how to get around in Linux... So something friendly would be ideal but I realize the choices are probably pretty limited considering the system specs required.
  2. Phantasm66

    Phantasm66 TS Rookie Posts: 5,734   +8

    Really any Linux will run with such as processor but the memory should be upgraded if possible....
  3. Phantasm66

    Phantasm66 TS Rookie Posts: 5,734   +8

    You are determined to do something useful with that P75, aren't you??? Don't worry, we will figure something out....
  4. lokem

    lokem TS Rookie Posts: 672

    Just like what Phantasm said, any distro will do. But make sure you stay off of the heavy desktop environments like KDE and Gnome. They can really hog up your whole system. Try something light like BlackIce or something.
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