[Ubuntu-PH] Is Xubuntu capable of running for 128MB Pentium 3 600MHz PC?

Allan E. Registos allan.registos at smpc.steniel.com.ph
Fri Jul 25 03:47:40 UTC 2008


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Thanks a lot.. I will experiment with it and have to download the
ubuntu alternative installer.
I will experiment also with luitlinux, the screenshots looks good and
has a very low mem requirements.


Jerome Gotangco wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 25, 2008 at 11:32 AM, Allan E. Registos
> <allan.registos at smpc.steniel.com.ph> wrote:
>> Here is my story:
>>
>> In my Church, I was given the task of installing OS of these old
>> Computers. The Church was providing free Internet access to
>> students who will do online researching. Last night, I was able
>> to install CentOS 4 with KDE 3.2.x as the default desktop. But it
>> was sluggish and slow so I am trying to find an alternative. I
>> don't know if Xubuntu can help with its XFCE desktop. At
>> http://wiki.xfce.org/minimum_requirements, Xubuntu's minimum
>> requirement is at least 192MB which beyond 128MB.
>>
>> Aside from the list, what are your distro suggestions?
>
> I am thinking fluxbox as the window manager. Try doing a server
> install (no wm) then install fluxbox along with the app you want to
> use. But then you will need to install a decent web browser and
> you will still need to install the libraries required. The problem
> with xfce is that it is still using gtk hence you will have a
> performance bottleneck with your hardware.
>
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