Seven Linux Distros Battle for an Old ThinkPad
Most companies have a stash of old PCs and laptops that won't run the latest versions of Windows. Which modern Linux distro makes the best operating system for a supposedly obsolete laptop? (DesktopLinux.com)Like most companies, my employer has a stash of old, "obsolete" PCs and laptops that wont run the latest versions of Windows worth a darn. Naturally, this represents a great source of systems for testing the latest Linux distributions. I thought it would be interesting to find out which modern Linux distro made the best OS for a supposedly "obsolete" old laptop.
With this in mind, I requisitioned an oldie but goodie: an IBM ThinkPad 2662-35U (pictured here), with a Pentium III 600MHz processor, 192MB of SDRAM and a 20GB hard drive.