"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
"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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