[SATLUG] (no subject)

J J zenbound at gmail.com
Tue May 20 13:13:22 CDT 2014


Alternatively, consider using a window manager designed to be less resource
intensive. XFCE is a pretty good example of a 'light' window manager. Keep
in mind, with a new window manager comes a nominal learning curve, but the
over all performance gains can be greater in the long run.
On May 20, 2014 10:43 AM, "Othniel Graichen" <othniel at gmail.com> wrote:

> Your frustratingly slow netbook needs more RAM.  Then you can use Firefox
> or Opera.
>
>
> On Tue, 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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