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Re: Running GNOME with 128 MB RAM - Painfully slow?

On Sun, Apr 04, 2010 at 08:33:05PM -0700, Tech Geek wrote:
> Anybody's input who has expereince running GNOME on a low end system like
> this would be helpful.

Whilst not an direct answer to your question, try xfce. It's meant to be
lightweight and, on my EEE it works great. You can install gnome and kde
thingies (applets and stuff) if there are no xfce equivalents.

If all that fails, drop the idea of a desktop manager and just go for
a simpler setup. DMs tend to load a fair bit into RAM to do their funky

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