[PD] installing linux

carmen _ at whats-your.name
Wed Feb 14 05:15:51 CET 2007

On Wed Feb 14, 2007 at 03:55:57AM -0000, jared wrote:
> Hello list,
> I want to install linux on an old laptop.  What distro do you guys use?
> Which distro is most stable for PD work?  Are some distros more suited
> for audio apps?

gentoo with the proaudio overlay is great. if you have an aversion to having your computer compile things for you, you could try one of the msusic-specific dsitrii lke ubuntu-studio/demudi/planetccrma/musix/studio64/studiotogo/puredyne

> At the moment, I don't know the specs for the laptop.....are there
> recommended minimum system specs to successfully operate linux running
> PD?  

150 mhz is probably too low

> Thanks all,
> Jared
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