[ALUG] ThinkPad 240X & Compaq Armada M300

Simon Royal simonroyal at live.co.uk
Sat Jul 31 16:36:27 BST 2010


Wayne

As I said before, beggers cant be choosers. I realise a sub-1GB is not for everyone, but I only surf, write and email.

Remember I run a lightweight distro. Linux Mint LXDE is fast even on my 366Mhz P2.

Simon

> Date: Sat, 31 Jul 2010 15:59:31 +0100
> From: ALUGlist at digimatic.co.uk
> To: main at lists.alug.org.uk
> Subject: Re: [ALUG] ThinkPad 240X & Compaq Armada M300
> 
> On 31/07/10 15:39, Simon Royal wrote:
> > My ThinkPad and Umax both ran XP and Linux Mint LXDE at a reasonable pace even with their low specs and low RAM
> 
> Heh, I think we might have different expectations when it comes to a 
> machine running at a "reasonable pace".
> 
> Personally I don't consider XP (with antivirus and being used for 
> anything other than looking at the desktop) usable below 512MB and 
> certainly wouldn't want to spend much time on anything with less than 
> 1GB...on any Processor.
> 
> Maybe I am just getting old and impatient :)
> 
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