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[ale] desktops for older machines
- Subject: [ale] desktops for older machines
- From: cwoodruff at openpenguin.com (Chris Woodruff)
- Date: Thu, 10 May 2001 10:55:29 -0400
I like XFce (http://www.xfce.org) for a small footprint window manager.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Dunlap, Randy" <randy.dunlap at intel.com>
To: ale at ale.org
To: "Rod Young" <development at combiz.net>
Cc: <ale at ale.org>
Sent: Thursday, May 10, 2001 10:47 AM
Subject: RE: [ale] desktops for older machines
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Thompson Freeman [mailto:tfreeman at intel.digichem.net]
> > Several years ago, I ran a 486/33Mhz machine under X with (??
> > fvwm ??) as
> > the window manager. Once I had enough memory in it, it ran
> > fine. My 386/16 Mhz machine was another situation 8-).
> > On Thu, 10 May 2001, Rod Young wrote:
> > > What is a good desktop for P2, P1, & 486's ? Is tiny x and option?
> > > --
> I agree. I have a Pentium 180 MHz with 80 MB of RAM at home.
> I use KDE on it with no problems. Heck, I even use Star Office
> on it occasionally. Only the load/startup time is a problem,
> so I just go to the kitchen and get a cup of coffee. :)
> After it's loaded, no (serious) problem.
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