[ltp] Re: Which distro for R51?

Henrique de Moraes Holschuh linux-thinkpad@linux-thinkpad.org
Fri, 25 Mar 2016 16:46:02 -0300

On Fri, 25 Mar 2016, Stefan Monnier wrote:
> > I was happy with running Debian 6 on my ancient Thinkpad R51 but now
> > Debian 6 is outdated. Which distro can be recommended to use now?
> I use Debian testing on my Thinkpad X30, so I can't see any reason why
> it wouldn't run just fine on an R51.

Well, all my laptop work is done on a ThinkPad T43 running Debian stable
(and a custom kernel, but that's unimportant).

I even use KDE4 on that T43, although it certainly would be a lot more
snappy using lxde or xfce.

  "One disk to rule them all, One disk to find them. One disk to bring
  them all and in the darkness grind them. In the Land of Redmond
  where the shadows lie." -- The Silicon Valley Tarot
  Henrique Holschuh