In search of the best OS for a 9-year-old laptop: Part IV - Wolvix Cub is surprisingly strong

Posted by Steven_Rosenber on Aug 2, 2008 9:12 AM EDT
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I didn't have high hopes for Wolvix on the $15 Laptop — a Compaq Armada 7770dmt built in 1999 — since previous attempts to load the live CD resulted in an X configuration that needed a little work. Since then, I've had quite a bit more experience working in the xorg.conf file, and I was able to get a halfway decent X configuration going so I could test Wolvix Cub (the smaller of the two Wolvix distributions, with fewer packages than the larger Wolvix Hunter).

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