Re: Which OS to just to run WEB Browser
- From: The Natural Philosopher <a@xxx>
- Date: Sat, 02 Jun 2007 19:33:05 +0100
John Hasler wrote:
Stefan Patric quotes:
[Debian} Recommends 1 GHz CPU and 512 MB RAM for Etch with a desktop.
They are equating "desktop" with Gnome or KDE.
Do you need a desktop at all? Obviously you need X windows, but suppose
you simply boot straight into the browser..and use browser tools for any
other activity, possibly even down to launching programs..
- btn inefficiency: now OT Windows 8
... I'm going to have to replace my computer in the next year or so and I'm thinking I may want to do this sooner rather than later, so that I can get Windows 7 on my new one. ... (And I'm sure it will be possible - either from Microsoft or someone producing a small free add-on - to make it boot straight into the desktop.) ... If your new computer _is_ a conventional desktop or laptop/netbook without a touch screen, then it _looks_ as if 8 will not offer you much advantage, other than perhaps longer support - though a lot of people seem to be hoping it will be like Vista, the alternate dud that, approximately, Microsoft produce. ...
- Re: .NET framework version 1.1
... Highlight your User name in the list and uncheck the box which states ... computer should boot straight into Windows as it did before this update :-) ...
- Re: Automatic logon?
... Uncheck the box which states "Users must enter a user name and ... Now your computer should boot straight into ... Windows as it did before the .NET update which changed the way you log on ... >> How do I get an automatic logon in XP? ...
- Re: peer logins
... You're probably logged into Windows without knowing it. ... > Right now we just boot straight to windows w/o having to ... then log on to the Win98 PCs under that same account ... >> I thought I had all the shares set to allow full access ...
- Re: Welcome Logon Screen
... Uncheck the box which states "Users must enter a user name and ... Now your computer should boot straight into ... Windows as it did before this update :-) ... >>There are no other accounts on my PC except the Guest ...