Re: Switching to Slackware, maybe
From: Stefan Patric (writeme_at_addressbelow.com)
Date: Fri, 03 Jun 2005 17:01:03 -0700
On Friday 03 June 2005 09:10, Matt wrote:
> I ordered a Ubuntu disk and this is a joke, that was like 8 weeks ago.
> Obviously I'd make my own disk if I had a CD burner. I'm thinking
> about trying a new distro anyway, Slackware. A lot of people in here
> are using it, and it did say it was the most Unix like. My computer is
> old, so I need to use a low resource window manager, like IceWM.
> Ubuntu had a nice little "how to" of building a system like that.
It would help if you gave the specs on your "old" computer.
But for what it's worth, I installed Slack (version 9.1, I think) just
for fun on an old 300MHz machine with 256MB RAM with generic 4MB
graphics card, CDROM, floppy, 10/100 NIC, and no-name monitor. Worked
just fine. KDE and GNOME were sluggish, but IceWM and XFCE worked just
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