Re: What is a good, small, web browser?
* Rob Mahurin (firstname.lastname@example.org) wrote:
> On Sat, Feb 02, 2002 at 06:20:18PM -0800, Eric G. Miller wrote:
> > On Sat, 2 Feb 2002 17:58:06 -0800, "Karsten M. Self" <email@example.com> wrote:
> > [snip]
> > > It's not for older/slower boxen though. I'd recommend *NO LESS* than a
> > > PII-233, and think you'll be happier with a PIII-600+ CPU. For memory,
> > > 128 MiB minimum, 256 strongly recommended. Particularly under intensive
> > > use (I can easily get over 100 tabs/windows open) it sucks both CPU and
> > > memory. But it does good things with both.
> > Galeon does fine on this old 266 with 64MB of RAM. It certainly does
> > better than Mozilla proper or Konqueror (KDE > 1.x is just too memory
> > hungry). So, while 128 is probably nicer, I'd hesitate to say it was
> > the minimum.
> I'm also running Galeon quite happily on a P-200, albeit with 128 MB
> of RAM. The menus are a bit sluggish to display, but the browser as a
> whole is much better/faster/cheaper than anything else I've used.
I'll second it. I'm running Galeon on a double PPro 200 with
low-latency and pre-emptive kernel patches compiled in and it's a snap.
Oleksandr Moskalenko <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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Oleksandr V. Moskalenko (Alex) <email@example.com>
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