raylopez99 wrote:
> This is my fifth or sixth failed download. Just when I thought I
> found a LInux distro "Xubuntu", that will work on an old Pentium II
> machine with a BIOS before 1998, a Linux user tells me that Xubuntu's
> "Gutsy Gibbon" (the stupid name for their latest release) won't work
> on old machines (see below).
>
> But to get the "6.06 LTS ALT" version, at 23 kb/s it will take 8 hours
> to download it.
>
> Back to square one. Unbelieveable. Maybe I'll have to pay for a CD--
> in which case, what's the point of Linux? Might as well pay Redmond.


Umm, what Redmond currently sells won't run on that machine. Linux will.

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