> Whenever such a question comes up (>~5-year-old computer), all answers
> at the same direction: Damn Small or Vector Linux.
> I have experience with none of these, but in the past I used Mandrake 9.2
> a Pentium with specs that are worse than yours. It was unresponsive, but
> its work. Recommended only if you can work on a stronger machine in
Yes I've also used Damn-small Linux...
IIRC it was about a 50 meg download...so if one has a modem connection
it's not too bad of a download!