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I have very old Computer

What's the Best Operating System for Old Computer?

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closed as not constructive by Uri Herrera, user68186, Alvar, Mateo, aquaherd Jun 18 '13 at 20:56

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Flagged as off-topic. Maybe a better place to post this would be at unix.stackexchange.com? AskUbuntu is for ubuntu-related questions (and this seems more like a general linux-related one). –  MiJyn Jun 18 '13 at 20:32
    
Can you qualify what a "very old computer" is? Specs? CPU? RAM etc? Generally speaking, you can't go wrong with Lubuntu because the desktop environment is super-lightweight (it runs on a 12 year old laptop I have) but there might be a better option depending on your exact specifications –  KentGeek Jun 18 '13 at 20:33
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Server is always the best way to go! Then it will be fast again! –  Alvar Jun 18 '13 at 20:33

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Lubuntu? its light version Of ubuntu > for Old computers https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Lubuntu/Alternate_ISO

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I have a PIII, with 768RAM, and I use WATTOS. Its Ubuntu based. Try it. R7 is based on Ubuntu 13.04, and R6 is based on Ubuntu 12.04. I went with R6, much faster.

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