Can Linux beat XP in homes yet or NOT?

Tim ignored_mailbox at
Sat Jul 14 08:57:37 UTC 2007

On Sat, 2007-07-14 at 02:15 -0500, Les Mikesell wrote:
> I'd give Centos 3.x a try on old machines.  It has the 2.4 kernel and
> is still supported with security/bugfix updates and administration is
> very similar to fedora.  And on a server, old versions are fine. 

I'm curious why you'd say as old as 3?  Are the releases, since then,
that much more demanding of resources?

(This box runs Centos 5.0, my others still run FC 4, 5, 6, & 7, in case that's
 important to the thread.)

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