[SATLUG] Re: Netbook Browser

Andy wg5o at sbcglobal.net
Tue May 20 17:16:33 CDT 2014


My PC 900 came with Firefox.  Works OK ... Asus made no effort to up 
date the programs, so mine is as it came.  I guess the Linux version 
didn't sell well.

Andy Pickens


On 05/20/2014 01:01 PM, Guy Heckman wrote:
> 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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