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Re: [vox-tech] Need some help choosing a linux flavor for an oldlaptop
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Re: [vox-tech] Need some help choosing a linux flavor for an oldlaptop



An option could be XUbuntu Dapper 6.06 LTS because it uses XFce as the
window manager. Quite snappy.
Donald McGahan

--- Seth Nagao <dokuja@gmail.com> wrote:

> > What was it about Fedora and Ubuntu that was 'slow,' compared to
> Vector?
> > e.g., what were they doing different?  Or could you tell?
> 
> The only reason why they're slow was the choice of window manager as
> a
> default.  If you remove GNOME or KDE, it should be fine, and it'll
> free up those precious megs on that old hard drive.  I was just
> impressed with Vector Linux's minimalism and good default options
> without leaving you with just a command prompt.  Many modern distros
> seem to give you all or none, or endure countless options to install;
> Vector was a happy medium between the extremes without having to
> waste
> an entire afternoon in menus.
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