"Linux is known for running well (or at least running) on older
hardware and exotic platforms. I attempted to install Kubuntu
Dapper Drake (6.10) on a Compaq TC1000 Tablet PC. I discovered that
while Linux may install on nearly every platform, and run faster
than its proprietary competition, it may not always be the
best-fitting choice for every environment.
"The TC1000, released back in 2003, comes with a Transmeta
Crusoe processor running at 1.0GHz, 384MB of RAM (mine was upgraded
from the 256MB on-board), a 30GB hard drive, 802.11b wireless, and
an Intel e100 10/100 NIC, along with a 10.8-inch display with a pen
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