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My PC has the following specs:

  • Intel Pentium 3 Processor
  • 256 MB RAM
  • 20 GB HardDisk Space

Which Ubuntu version best suits my PC?

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possible duplicate of askubuntu.com/questions/333795/… –  Braiam Dec 31 '13 at 21:37

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Your best option (and most likely your only option) would be to go with Lubuntu 12.04 or 12.10. I have it installed on one of my old Pentium 3's with about 160mb of ram and it works fine. Not the quickest but definitely usable on a day to day basis.

Just remember that its not only about the operating system. The programs you use also has a huge impact on the usability. Lubuntu comes with fast and light weight programs which makes the system very usable on a day to day basis. You should even be able to do some multitasking with easy for example listen to music and browsing the Internet.

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from which website i get this Lubuntu 12.04 –  anil Dec 23 '12 at 8:12
    
lubuntu.net Download the Intel x86 version –  Hannes Dec 23 '12 at 8:15

Definitely Lubuntu. I'd recommend that you use the alternate install from this page. The alternate installer does not use the graphical interface, so requires less RAM and will run faster.

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