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My system specifications are:

  1. Intel Celeron x86 Family 6 Model 13 Stepping 8 GenuineIntel 1.5 Ghz
  2. 224 MB of RAM
  3. 30 GB Hard Disk
  4. Graphics VGA 64 MB 1024x768
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I think you might like to try Lubuntu, which is intended for lower-powered computers like yours. See this question: How much faster is Lubuntu?

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you can try to download the alternate lubuntu instalation for your old machine:… – maniat1k Apr 13 '12 at 19:51

I would just use standard 11.10 32-bit just in case though I am a little worried about the amount of RAM you stated. The hard-disk space is definitively enough. The processor should also work. But for a decent speed i would use another Linux distro for use on an older less powerful machine.

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Thank You Sean. It would be really helpful of u, if u can name some linux distro for my system. – Anshul Apr 13 '12 at 18:32

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