Can Linux beat XP in homes yet or NOT?
alajal at gmail.com
Sun Jul 15 15:51:04 UTC 2007
On 7/15/07, Tim <ignored_mailbox at yahoo.com.au> wrote:
> Les Mikesell:
> >>> I'd give Centos 3.x a try on old machines.
> >> I'm curious why you'd say as old as 3? Are the releases, since then,
> >> that much more demanding of resources?
> Les Mikesell:
> > Support for some older hardware has been dropped,
> Hmm, interesting, and potentially annoying. I like being able to keep
> older hardware running, so it's not landfill. It also, often, has lower
> power requirements than current stuff. Not to mention avoiding spending
> yet more money on yet more hardware...
> > You can still expect Centos3 to run for years and everything a server
> > needs already works on it - dovecot being a possible exception since it
> > was a pre-release version. If you run it you might want to grab a newer
> > src rpm and rebuild it. You probably wouldn't want it on a desktop
> > since desktop apps are still improving and 'enterprise' distributions
> > only get bug/security fix updates, not new app versions or features.
> I've been dabbling with CentOS 5, to replace my LAN mail server running
> Dovecot on FC4. So far, it seems quite okay to me. At this stage, I'm
> just duplicating and testing, rather than swapping it in.
> I'd also tried it as a desktop, most things I want to try work. I
> generally don't do much beyond basic internet stuff. CentOS 5 seems
> somewhere between FC5 and FC6, to me.
> [tim at bigblack ~]$ rm -rfd /*^H^H^H^H^H^H^H^H^H^Huname -ipr
> 2.6.21-1.3228.fc7 i686 i386
> Using FC 4, 5, 6 & 7, plus CentOS 5. Today, it's FC7.
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Well! what about games? All the popular games comes for Windows machine. My
friend loves to play latest PC games like Counter Strike, Need for Speed,
Age of Empires, F.E.A.R, Grand Theft Auto, World of Warcraft n so many
Well, I didn't have much interest in games so didn't tried it but can Wine
Let him help to let F7 kick out XP without creating any trouble for his game
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