Linux for old laptop?

Chris Jones jonesc at hep.phy.cam.ac.uk
Wed Mar 28 16:39:52 UTC 2007


Chu Jeang Tan wrote:
> Looks like it'll be painful to use FC in this laptop? Even for bare
> minimum install and then just add KDE?

KDE really would not be a good choice, its about the same sort of 
'weight' as gnome really.

I would suggest a much more minimal desktop, say XFCE or FVWM ?

Won't help with running OO as others have pointed out - That does need 
considerable ram.

Chris




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