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Guy Heckman guy at gchconsult.com
Tue May 20 13:01:59 CDT 2014


Peppermint OS is a Mint-based distro designed for legacy hardware. I run it on an old EeePC 900 with 2Gb of RAM, not fast, but usable though the Flash player stutters. Can't remember  what the default browser is.

Guy Heckman


> On May 20, 2014, at 11:45 AM, cdv7 at sbcglobal.net wrote:
> 
> 
> Greetings,
> 
> Other than Google, can someone recommend a reliable and fast browser for a frustratingly slow netbook? It is an AsusEee PC 1000HD.  I just recently acquired this
> barely used pre-owned netbook. I previously had Linux Mint Release 9
> Isadora on my old desktop. I now have Linux Mint 13 Maya. Comments concerning major (and not so major) changes I should expect to see between these two distributions would be helpful.
> 
> Also, I have read that
> Linux has netbook specific OS remix versions for their distributions
> which are supposed to run much faster than their full versions. Have
> you found this to be the case? If so, please make a recommendation.
> Tips for using netbooks
> as opposed to desktops would also be helpful, as I have experienced some
> odd behavior with the netbook keyboard.
> 
> Please respond soon.
> Thank you.
> ~cdv
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