[kwlug-disc] Natty Release & Linux / WinXP coexist

Glenn Henshaw thraxisp4 at mac.com
Mon Apr 25 13:51:19 EDT 2011



On Apr 25, 2011, at 1:26 PM, Darcy Casselman <dscassel at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Mon, Apr 25, 2011 at 11:36 AM, John Johnson <jvj at golden.net> wrote:
>> Opening the flood gates: OS Recommendations please.
>> CPU: Athalon 2.1 GHz; RAM: 512 MB; HDD: 160 GB (~100 GB avail for Linux)
>> 
>> Please recall that I am comfortable with the command line.
>> But I would like to play with a minimum GUI and apps like Screen.
> 
> Hi John,
> 
> With 512MB RAM, you might want to try xubuntu (http://xubuntu.org/).
> You may find Ubuntu a bit sluggish.
> 

  Another suggestion would be to install LXDE as the window manager. I've had good results with this on under powered machines. 

  ... Glenn



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