Linux Mint at an old PC

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Linux Mint at an old PC

Postby BiG on Mon May 12, 2008 7:03 am

Hello everyone,
I'd like to ask you how can I install linux mint at C466MHz, 192MB RAM etc. The main problem is of course memory. I was trying it to install in vgalo, but with no success. So is there a chance how to install it? Text mode installation or different installation methods?


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Re: Linux Mint at an old PC

Postby Husse on Mon May 12, 2008 9:23 am

This may actually work
You have to use some live CD Linux with small requirements like knoppix
Use it to partition and make a swap partition
The swap will be used by the Mint live CD and I guess that you just about can install - running should be ok but slow(er)
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