"Best" distro for a lower spec machine

Archaic archaic at linuxfromscratch.org
Mon Jul 19 08:44:28 PDT 2004

On Mon, Jul 19, 2004 at 04:24:57PM +0100, Gareth Westwood wrote:
> The machines are all something in the area off P100-166, 16-64mb, 1-3gb 
> hdd's.

That's not lower spec, that's ancient. If you aren't worried about
security, I'd say go with an old distro like RH 6.1, though I don't
recall if it had OpenOffice back then.


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