lightweight installs

From: Rod-Lists 
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I'll be picking up few up few net books an older pc's (firesale prices).
If just me I'd build something with openbox and add asI need.
However most of these will go normal users. Most target os's are based on lxde.

So which you like peppermint, lubuntu, straight debian?

=============================================================== From: "Alex Smith (K4RNT)" ------------------------------------------------------ Have you looked at Puppy Linux? I've used it a little in the past, and it looks like it'd be a near-PERFECT match for your needs. :)

=============================================================== From: DaWorm ------------------------------------------------------ I use Xubuntu on me eeepc 900a (atom). Once you get past the annoying "low graphics" warning it runs great. On Dec 6, 2012 9:26 PM, "Alex Smith (K4RNT)" wrote= : n

=============================================================== From: Phil Sieg ------------------------------------------------------ +1 for Puppy linux Meuon helped me set up a handful of installs on 800mhz "thin clients" = running on 512mb CF cards back in 2008. I was using them to run a = Political Campaign Office and had a Spreadsheet, WP app, Email, and = Browser, and Skype running on each machine. They could network print and = over 5,000 campaign calls were placed from them using skype. Not a single crash or Hiccup. 800mhz VIA processors with 256mb ram and a = 512mb CF card. Pretty Damned Impressive. Puppy is your friend. Phil Sieg President SeniorTech LLC / Snapfon www.snapfon.com B: 423.535.9968 F: 423.265.9820 M: 423.331.0725 phil.sieg@seniortechllc.com "low graphics" warning it runs great. wrote: it looks like it'd be a near-PERFECT match for your needs. :) prices). on lxde.

=============================================================== From: Ed King ------------------------------------------------------ My coworker DJ is a puppy fan. He had Puppy on a flash drive and lost the = drive =0Awhile at lunch a few years ago. I suggested he call Luther and ha= ng up some =0Asigns to report his lost puppy. =0A=0A=0A=0A=0A=0A=0A

=============================================================== From: Adam Jimerson ------------------------------------------------------ I like puppy Linux, I keep a install on a 512 MB flash drive as you never know when you need to boot into Linux on a random machine. e g al t .

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