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

Ralph Janke txwikinger at ubuntu.com
Thu Apr 28 09:52:20 EDT 2011


On 04/25/2011 01:26 PM, Darcy Casselman 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.
>
> Darcy.
>
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Actually xubuntu is not very lean any more either. Try lubuntu instead. 
It is currently the desktop that requires the least amount of resources 
in the Ubuntu family.

Ralph



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