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Will Fedora work on my old laptop - Intel PIII?

asked 2013-02-15 05:28:15 -0500

Paulo Costa gravatar image

updated 2013-02-15 11:32:08 -0500

mether gravatar image

Hi. I have an old Toshiba Satelite Pro 4600,an is the ideal computer to take in my vacations like camping. Is an intel processor pentium III. do the Fedora will run in this computer? I'm sick of the windows!!! Thanks.

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answered 2013-02-15 05:50:00 -0500

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It highly depends on Desktop environment you are going to use and of course the amount of ram you have installed in your laptop. I suspect that GNOME and KDE won't run on this laptop without tweaking them (removing features), so I recommend one of Fedora spins - like LXDE or XFCE.
https://spins.fedoraproject.org/

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answered 2013-02-15 06:31:12 -0500

It depends on wich version of Fedora you want.

Fedora 18 minimum requirements are:

1GB RAM 10GB disc space

So if your computer has 128 MG Ram, i would recommend:

Fedora 15

Or try installing Fedora 18 and then install Openbox, or Fluxbox.

You can even try Fedora with LXDE but it's expected to be slow.

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answered 2013-02-15 09:47:09 -0500

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