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Fast Linux

New 2020 February 24

You've just found a fast DIY Linux OS for old computers. (Intermediate Linux experience required)

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GOAL
The goal is to create a fast Linux OS for old computers, allowing many with CPU's around 1GHz to show a YouTube video in the browser!

SOFTWARE
Debian
with LXDE for the desktop
and the lightweight Qupzilla 1.8.9 for the browser

HARDWARE REQUIREMENTS
Old computer requiring a fast OS
8GB or greater USB drive
Network cable
Working computer
Internet connection

TESTED ON
Panasonic ToughBook CF-18 (Intel Pentium M 1.2GHz 32bit cpu, 1.5GB ram)
Samsung NetBook (Intel Atom 1.6GHz 64bit cpu, 2GB ram)

Disclaimer

The following instructions are provided “as is” and any expressed or implied warranties, including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose are disclaimed. In no event shall the author of these instructions be liable for any damages, however caused and on any theory of liability, arising from their use.

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