Run online Bodhi Linux, a quite known Linux OS for its minimal approach and the support for low-end hardware.
If you’re looking for some Linux distro for old laptop, there are good chances you’ll encounter Bodhi Linux. Bodhi Linux is one such lightweight Linux distribution that is specially designed to run on hardware with limited capabilities.
Bodhi Linux is an Ubuntu LTS-based lightweight release that features Moksha Desktop. Moksha is a continuation of Enlightenment 17 desktop with additional features and lesser bugs. Moksha doesn’t come with any internal window compositor by default, but one can add Compiz effects.
On the aesthetics front, Bodhi Linux looks great and everything works just right. Thanks to Ubuntu repositories, you get access to tons of free software. With the latest Bodhi Linux 5.1, it is now available in four editions: Standard, Legacy, AppPack, and HWE.
Each edition has special use cases. If you want a 64-bit operating system with kernel update to enjoy any brand new hardware support, you should consider the HWE edition. Or, if you’re not too concerned about the kernel, you should opt for standard release. Furthermore, Bodhi Linux Legacy is a 32-bit version that you can use to give a new life to your old fifteen-year-old computer. You can also use the AppPack edition which is a live system based OS that you can directly plug-in to your computer and run the default applications.
Minimum hardware requirements for Bodhi Linux: 500MHz processor 256MB RAM 5GB storage space, which is perfect to run in OnWorks.