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Linux.org: A Look at MEPIS 3.3

Mar 10, 2005, 10:00 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Michael J. Jordan)

[ Thanks to Florentino for this link. ]

"MEPIS is a distribution that hails from West Virginia, USA and is developed by Warren Woodford. MEPIS can either be used as a live-cd system (one that boots from your CD drive, no need for installation) or it can be installed. I decided to try my luck at installation, so this review also doubles as an install guide for MEPIS.

"I should point out that my test system isn't fresh out of the showroom. It's a five-year-old AMD K6-II. Despite its age, it isn't short on memory. I just popped in another 128 MBs to add to the 256 it already had. It's not top-of-the-line, but it's not particularly challenged. So, if you've got something like this in your home or business and you don't know what to do with it, then you can use it to test MEPIS (or any other Linux distribution in this series). Everything I've tried runs at a fairly acceptable speed..."

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