"Best" distro for a lower spec machine

Ian Molton spyro at f2s.com
Mon Jul 19 15:49:49 PDT 2004


On Mon, 19 Jul 2004 23:31:05 +0100
Jeremy Henty <jeremy at chaos.org.uk> wrote:

> 
> If you look for "X windows sucks" posts you will find lots of posts
> from people claiming that X is bloat.  And if you bother to read those
> posts you will find that none of them cite any evidence: they are all
> talking out of their back passages. 

You might even find one or two from me.

Then I tried writing an alternative. it is:

a) a F*ck of a lot of work
b) *hard* work
c) hard to beat X anyway.

There have been dozens of 'lets supercede X' projects. none of them have
succeeded to date.

A Couple of years back when X development was grinding to a halt I might
still have agreed that it sucked. but not anymore.



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