Speeding up KDE -- More Help Needed
ted.frater at virgin.net
Tue Jul 17 19:27:36 BST 2007
Greg Booth wrote:
>On 7/17/07, Brendan <mailinglist at endosquid.com> wrote:
>>On Tuesday 17 July 2007, Robert Tilley wrote:
>>>Many of the tips on cleaning up memory were extremely helpful.
>>>My Dell Dimension 2350 box has 512 MB. KDE 3.5.6, KInfoCenter shows about
>>>6.24 megs free at the moment. Open apps are: Konsole (1 tab), a dozen
>>>Knotes, KInfoCenter (of course), Kate (14 files open), Konqueror (10 tabs),
>>>Firefox (4 tabs open).
>>>Closing Konqueror immediately freed about 45 MB. Running Konqueror is
>>>almost required for validation of web page design.
>>>It's been mentioned that KDE 3.5.6 is worse for memory handling. Perhaps I
>>>should downgrade to Dapper? My first choice would be to avoid buying
>>>another half-meg memory.
>>Are you serious? Jeez man, you make no sense. Downgrading is on the table, but
>>not buying some cheap memory? Why not upgrade to 3.5.7?
>Anyone tried Xubuntu ?? Heard it's made for older/low end machines like that.
>I know it's not KDE but hey...
In currntly evaluating Xubuntu, on a dell 8000 1 gig with the 1600 by
1200 15 in screen. 512 mb ram.
Much fsterhan the normal Ubuntu package.
why? because ive consistently found the smaller install of software
works better on the type of laptop I use.
these ar p3 850 thinkpads with 512 mb ram and high vend graphics and
To give you one exampleof the fastest browser out there, for me that is!!
I have a thinkpad p3 500mh with 512 mb ram running dos 6.22 and win
for wgs 3.1/ Netscape 3 as the browser.
on an 8mb broadband isp.
Its faster than any of your later browsers for email , text and 90% of
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