Linux.com: STX Linux: A Second Life for Older Hardware
Jun 05, 2006, 13:00 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Creator Michael 'STIBS' Stibane calls STX Linux 'a desktop
Linux distribution especially targeted to older hardware.' I tested
version 1.0 of the Slackware 10.2-based distro on an old laptop
with a 300MHz Celeron processor, 80MB of RAM, and a 4GB hard disk.
I found this young distro for old hardware has promise.
"Installation, using a text-based installer, is easy and fast.
You have to select (and if necessary create) the partitions you
want to use, after which STX installs all of its included packages
on your system. There is no option to select individual packages.
After that, you can install LILO, and you are ready..."