290Re: LINUX HELP
- Oct 23, 2000silverhawkeye@... wrote:
> Hi Dan,Hi Larry,
> Got your name and e-mail from the LINUX Format magazine. I have been trying
> to install linux on my classroom computers and finally got the right
> configuration to get on-line here in my classroom. I need help to setup a
> network of eleven old Zenith computers that are only 120 MgHz and 1.25 Gig
> HD, w/ 16 megs of memory. Windows OS does not help for networking. I am
> trying to see if Linux will be the key to share printers and do some
> "whiteboard type of teaching and sharing" on a network.
> Anyway, would appreciate your advice about support somewhere in the Southern
> California area for LINUX 7.1 Slackware or Red Hat.
> Larry Hawk
check out http://www.lalugs.org, it's a directory of all the local
user groups. Many of our groups sponsor periodic installfests,
and would be interested in helping you out.
16 megabytes isn't a whole lot! You'll need to slim down your
installations (one tiny writeup on this subject is
or use a specialized distribution that caters to the low-memory crowd.
One list of them is at http://www.softpanorama.org/Freenix/minidistributions.shtml
Are you planning to run Linux on each of your computers?
Have you checked out http://www.seul.org/edu/ yet, btw?
Give me a call at 323 931 6717 if you want to chat.