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Re: How to speed up your Mac.

On Sat, Dec 01, 2007 at 11:15:59AM -0500, P Kapat wrote:
> On 1 Dec 2007 13:47:59 GMT, Jack Malmostoso <jackmalmostoso@freesurf.ch> wrote:
> > On Sat, 01 Dec 2007 14:40:10 +0100, stuart wrote:
> >
> > > What do you think guys?
> >
> > With such a slow CPU I'd get rid of both Gnome and KDE and focus on
> > lighter WM such as XFCE, E17 and Fluxbox.
> >
> > This won't make Firefox or Openoffice any faster, but you can always
> > replace them with Kazehakase (funny name, excellent and lightweight
> > browser) and Abiword.
> Hmm, I have been looking for something like this myself for my iBook
> G4 (1.2GHz 256MB RAM). How about the wireless? Is there any command

In that case add RAM. Also consider changing the hardisk to a recent 
one. That *does* help with startup times of beasts like openoffice and 

> line version for NetworkManger? In Gnome, KDE we have either nm-applet
> or network-manager-kde.... I have been playing around with iwconfig
> and iwlist but didn't meet with any success.
> In my case, I HAVE to use one KDE app (for which I do some occasional
> development too), so I'll need to keep the KDE libs and programs and
> run it once a while, but I need not run kdesktop. I can happily run
> icewm if I can get a command line approach for the wireless network
> that would be good.
> -- 
> Regards
> PK
> --------------------------------------
> http://counter.li.org  #402424

Best regards,

        Martin Bock                                          :wq

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