I would like to install some version of Ubuntu or Xbuntu on an old Gateway 466C desktop. New hard drive with intel celeron, 466mhz, 512mb ram, cd-Rom. Forget burning to a DVD. What is the best version that will install on this computer an work? Is this computer too old for Linux?
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Any particular reason why you want Ubuntu? For a 512mb system you will want a lighter weight distribution I think, although xubuntu might suffice, running the XFCE window manager, which is less resource instensive than kde or gnome. In any case, 9.04 was the last (in my opinion) decent Ubuntu …
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