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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

> On Tue, Jun 20, 2006 at 07:37:14PM -0700, Seth Nagao wrote:
> > My roommate had a similar situation, and we found that Fedora and
> > Ubuntu are paintfully slow.  The solution we came up with was Vector
> > Linux, which is targeted towards older hardware.
> What was it about Fedora and Ubuntu that was 'slow,' compared to Vector?
> e.g., what were they doing different?  Or could you tell?

Were you running these as LiveCD's or installed on the system? For my
particular situation I'm planning on installing to the harddrive... I just
wish my home internet connection was faster so I could get the blasted
iso's downloaded...

Kyle Oliveira
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