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Re: Ubuntu on a 486?

Subject: Re: Ubuntu on a 486?
From: Peter Hummers
Date: Sun, 10 Dec 2006 05:27:34 -0500
On Sat, 09 Dec 2006 21:35:35 -0500
John Richard Moser <nigelenki@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> I'm not ready to advocate the 686 push some people want to go for; I
> think there may be a wide enough 586 audience out there to warrant
> keeping it for a little while.  Still, looking at the 486 and what it's
> capable of, I think it may be time to suggest deprecating support for a
> processor that can clock 100MHz max.

I'm not much of a tree-hugger, but there are too many computers that still work 
in our landfills. I'd like to see some support for 486; 386s could still serve 
files, too, as far as that goes ...
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