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Re: [vox-tech] Linux on a low end hardware question


using Mozilla, Sylpheed, AbiWord plus web/ssh/ftp/afp/mail servers on a
200mz 604e-based system with 200mb RAM seems to work fine,

i use fluxbox for my WM -- it is super fast, with very little mem reqs..

as for the 66/80/100mhz machines.... no X on those ones -- they are headless
servers... so not too sure how it would run on that..however i have run
gnome 1.0 on an 80mhz machine before... but it was pretty slow.

however! i have installed debian + X + openstep WM + webserver / php / mysql
on a 133mhz 603e-based system with only 48mb of ram. mainly used for
php/mysql dev while on the road...it runs quite well despite the fact that
it has no networking support. not sure how the other apps would behave on


on 03.7.18 5:49 AM, karthikeyan.balasubramanian at
karthikeyan.balasubramanian@aspiresys.com was reported to have writen:

> Hi Dylan,
>> i have found debian to be quite fast on older hardware- at least on the
>> side of the pond -- been using it on a bunch of old 66mhz - 300mhz
> powermacs
>> for a couple years now -- and linux has been much fast at *most* things.
>> -dylan
> You didnt tell me wheather you are using
> * browser (Opera, Galeon)
> * Open Office suite
> * Evolution
> In your system :).  You still think its fast with these
> applications.
> Have a great day.
> Karthikeyan B
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