[wellylug] Installfest flyers
dickieb68 at yahoo.com
Tue Sep 6 19:05:31 NZST 2005
--- richard bacon <dickieb68 at yahoo.com> wrote:
> --- Jethro Carr <jethro.carr at jedolinux.com> wrote:
> > On Mon, 2005-09-05 at 23:08 -0700, Brent Wood
> > > > So I'm surprised at the recommended specs. Do
> > the newbie distros
> > > > provide any option to limit what gets
> > >
> > >
> > > Yes they do. But you are still typically having
> > fair bit of bloat there...
> > > like Gnome or KDE centric, etc, and going
> > a list of of a 1000 or so
> > > packages to omit what someone thinks you need is
> > pain.
> > >
> > > I prefer installindg a distro of the hardware
> > vintage. No, you won't get a
> > > current setup, but the hardware won't support
> > anyway. Use a distro
> > > designed to work on that hardware as a full
> > install. Prob better for the user
> > > as well.
> > > They can't have any false hopes from trying the
> > latest & greatest either :-)
> > Then we better have some CD's with older versions
> > lying around.
> > I have Mandrake 9.0. Shall I bring this, and
> > it for the
> > needy? ;-)
> > --
> > Jethro Carr <jethro.carr at jedolinux.com>
> > www.jethrocarr.jedolinux.com
> A knoppix light or similar might be a better choice,
> the base apps will be up to date.
check out the 0.5 pre4 light
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