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Which Puppy version for a Satellite Pro 6000?
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siqo53

Joined: 15 Oct 2012
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PostPosted: Mon 15 Oct 2012, 23:25    Post subject:  Which Puppy version for a Satellite Pro 6000?  

Hi everyone!

I am quite new in the universe of Linux and I was searching for a VERY light system for my old laptop. I found Puppy Linux someday ago but I want some advice to choose the version that will match perfectly with my computer.

Here is the specification:

Operating System: Windows XP Professional (5.1, Build 2600) Service Pack 2 (2600.xpsp_sp2_gdr.100216-1441)
Language: French (Regional Setting: French)
System Manufacturer: TOSHIBA
System Model: Satellite Pro 6000
BIOS: v1.30
Processor: Intel(R) Pentium(R) III Mobile CPU 1000MHz
Memory: 238MB RAM
Page File: 91MB used, 494MB available


Drive: C:
Free Space: 15.8 GB
Total Space: 19.1 GB
File System: NTFS
Model: TOSHIBA MK2018GAP


Thank in advance!
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antiloquax


Joined: 27 Jan 2012
Posts: 405

PostPosted: Sat 03 Nov 2012, 03:22    Post subject:  

I'm posting from a similar machine (Toshiba Tecra Pentium iii with 256mb ram). I use Racy, but Slacko (and ThinSlacko) work fine on it too.

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newtusmaximus

Joined: 15 Jan 2013
Posts: 13
Location: U.K.

PostPosted: Sun 20 Jan 2013, 12:20    Post subject:
Subject description: Puppy & Toshiba laptop
 

Both Puppy 5.2.8 and 5.4.3 (non retro) worked successfully as full install on single partition.

Satellite Pro A10: C2.0 GHz/XP...
Part Number : PSA15E-03U82-EN
Key Features
- Intel® Celeron® 2.0GHz Processor
- 2 x 512MB DDR RAM
- 80GB Hard Disk Drive
- DVD-CDRW Drive
3COM pcmia card for wifi

FWIW
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keniv

Joined: 06 Oct 2009
Posts: 196
Location: Scotland

PostPosted: Sun 20 Jan 2013, 15:31    Post subject:  

I have a Satellite Pro 4200 800MHz 320Mb ram 40Gb hdd. I have XP on ntfs file system. I have frugal installs of lucid 528.005, Lazy, Slacko and Precice NOP which I boot from the hdd using grub. All work but the one I like best and use for nearly everything I do is 528. I am not sure if 528 will run in ram with just 238Mb but someone more knowledgeable can tell you this. I think if I was you and getting used to Puppy I would make a frugal install of the one you choose with a save file and the .sfs file both on the hdd and boot it from the cd. Hope this helps.

Regards,

Ken.
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