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Old 02-06-2011, 01:04 PM
Aaron Konstam
 
Default Is there a better Alternative to Thunderbird ?

On Sat, 2011-02-05 at 21:01 -0700, James McKenzie wrote:
> On 2/5/11 5:31 PM, Aaron Konstam wrote:
> > On Sat, 2011-02-05 at 10:30 -0800, Joe Zeff wrote:
> >> On 02/05/2011 06:43 AM, Bill Davidsen wrote:
> >>> The only Linux you might get going on small memory machines is DSL (Damn Small
> >>> Linux), although there are at least two other tiny distros out I haven't tried.
> >> Puppy will work with as little as (I think) 32 Meg. I know it works
> >> Just Fine on one of my old laptops with 96 Meg.
> > If you go to:
> >
> > http://unetbootin.sourceforge.net
> >
> > You can download unetbootin a program which will let you download about
> > 50 versions of Linux and BSD Unix onto a usb drive, Damn Small Linux is
> > one of them. Actually there are multiple versions of about 25 unixes and
> > Linuxs.. Very easy to use. You must also install p7zip which is in the
> > Fedora repos.
> Will this work with a system that cannot boot off of the USB device or
> do I need to build out a CD that will fire up the internal USB 1.1 hub
> and then boot off of the USB device?
>
> James McKenzie
>

I suspect you would have to use the second method for booting.
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Old 02-06-2011, 05:22 PM
James McKenzie
 
Default Is there a better Alternative to Thunderbird ?

On 2/6/11 7:04 AM, Aaron Konstam wrote:
> On Sat, 2011-02-05 at 21:01 -0700, James McKenzie wrote:
>> On 2/5/11 5:31 PM, Aaron Konstam wrote:
>>> On Sat, 2011-02-05 at 10:30 -0800, Joe Zeff wrote:
>>>> On 02/05/2011 06:43 AM, Bill Davidsen wrote:
>>>>> The only Linux you might get going on small memory machines is DSL (Damn Small
>>>>> Linux), although there are at least two other tiny distros out I haven't tried.
>>>> Puppy will work with as little as (I think) 32 Meg. I know it works
>>>> Just Fine on one of my old laptops with 96 Meg.
>>> If you go to:
>>>
>>> http://unetbootin.sourceforge.net
>>>
>>> You can download unetbootin a program which will let you download about
>>> 50 versions of Linux and BSD Unix onto a usb drive, Damn Small Linux is
>>> one of them. Actually there are multiple versions of about 25 unixes and
>>> Linuxs.. Very easy to use. You must also install p7zip which is in the
>>> Fedora repos.
>> Will this work with a system that cannot boot off of the USB device or
>> do I need to build out a CD that will fire up the internal USB 1.1 hub
>> and then boot off of the USB device?
>>
>> James McKenzie
>>
> I suspect you would have to use the second method for booting.
It is time to start up that new thread...

James McKenzie

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