[OZAPRS] Off Topic: Linux, Xastir advice needed

Hamish Moffatt hamish at cloud.net.au
Tue Dec 28 16:22:34 EST 2004

On Tue, Dec 28, 2004 at 01:46:57PM +1100, Norm McMillan wrote:
> G'day all,
> This is a little off topic, bit I know there are a number of 
> Linux/Xastir users who may be able to help.
> I have a 180MHz P_Pro box with 32 MB of EDO RAM.
> I know I can run Win98Lite, UIView 32, and AGWPE.
> I want to give Xastir a try.
> I have lotsa Linux Distros from RH 5.2 to Mandrake 10, as well as 
> Knoppix, Lindows and Lycoris LX. What will run on this (very) limited 
> box? It'll run as a dedicated "standalone", running only Xastir and 
> whatever other support apps are required.

Debian has packages of Xastir (and Knoppix is based on Debian);
I'm not sure how well it'll go in 32Mb, but it shouldn't be worse than
any of the others.

Hamish Moffatt VK3SB <hamish at debian.org> <hamish at cloud.net.au>
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