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IBM Thinkpad 240 - Best way to boot from floppy to USB - Best Linux for 300 MHz 128 MB RAM 800x600 screen 6 GB HDD [closed]

IBM Thinkpad 240 - Best way to boot from floppy to USB - Best Linux for 300 MHz 128 MB RAM 800x600 screen 6 GB HDD [closed]

Mostly I still have that old 'ultraportable' laptop that is mostly like a pre-netbook era laptop and a friend and programmer needs a computer because the one he was using just broke and he has to wait until the new one arrive in 4-6 weeks ...

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Guest [Entry]

Frankly, I think your best bet is Damn Small Linux. It's small and fast and has an active community. Suck it up and try to figure out that display mode you forgot. It will likely be vga=xxx, where xxx is some secret code. Check out the wiki. Alos, read into persisting your settings, so that you don't have to remember stuff all the time.
Guest [Entry]

"UNetBootin will help you create a USB Bootable Live linux
Puppy Linux will work on the kind of hardware you have
I think you can start straight with Puppy Linux 4"