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---- Lightweight But Capable Distro for P4 / 2.66 GHZ Box?
- 2:55 pm on Sep 25, 2013
Try Elementary OS. It feels pretty snappy.
Thank you for the suggestion.
I just installed Bodhi Linux on the same machine that I am trying out Mint 13 Mate and Bodhi Linux is noticably "snappier" than Mint 13.
However, it is also noticeably more confusing for someone like me (apparently, a lot of EXPERIENCED Linux people find the Enlightenment windows manager / desktop confusing).
And for such a nice looking OS, they seem to have incredibly dorky looking icons for the clock, wi-fi, power, etc.,
So I guess ideally I am looking for something with the low overhead of Bodhi while being a bit easier for new Linux users to navigate around and get stuff done.
By the way: To anybody trying to install Bodhi, I highly suggest making a bootable USB with unetbootin.
I tried using a CD and that didn't work for my machine. I tried using a bootable USB made with a "multiboot" app, and that didn't work either.
But the USB with unetbootin worked fine. It seems that lots of people who have installed Bodhi realized this, too.
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