[kwlug-disc] Open Source intro handout

Kyle Spaans 3lucid at gmail.com
Wed Apr 29 20:54:14 EDT 2009


On Wed, Apr 29, 2009 at 8:22 PM, Chris Frey <cdfrey at foursquare.net> wrote:
> Linux on a PII with 256megs of RAM just can't compete with Windows on
> a P4 with a gig of RAM.  Some may think that's an unreasonable expectation,
> but I don't.

Neither do I. I think it can be done too. The only problem is that I
imagine it would only
work with Gentoo, a custom kernel, and a _window manager_ rather than a desktop
environment. Not the kind of thing a user can do in their first try,
but maybe an
experienced enough friend.



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