I can't remember the exact year. Mid 90's. I installed Slackware from floppies on a Xerox laptop with 10 MB HD and 4 MB RAM. I used it to write and compile c code for school.
I still have that laptop, but nowadays not even DSL will run on it
Today's scientific question is: What in the world is electricity? And where does it go after it leaves the toaster? -- Dave Barry, "What is Electricity?"