Alternatives to ubuntu?
filipncs at gmail.com
Tue Jan 3 17:54:42 UTC 2006
I have 512 MB ram, but if I thought ram would help on the sluggishness
I'd probably get more. But I still have sluggishness when top says I
have plenty of free ram.
On 1/3/06, J.Markoll <j.markoll at free.fr> wrote:
> Will H. Backman a écrit :
> > Filip Svendsen wrote:
> >> I realize this is probably one of the worst possible places to ask
> >> this, but I'm looking for an alternative to Ubuntu. My problem is that
> >> the interface feels so incredibly sluggish. I'm not talking about
> >> startup times of apps, which really doesn't bother me at all; it's the
> >> responsiveness of apps after they've started. In particular firefox is
> >> incredibly slow, compared to under windows 2000.
> >> I really don't want to go back to windows again, so I'm interested in
> >> if anybody knows how well gnome and firefox runs under for example
> >> gentoo?
> >> Are their other performance-minded distros out there?
> >> --
> >> Venlig hilsen
> >> Filip Svendsen
> > Perhaps the question should be: How do I troubleshoot performance
> > problems in Ubuntu.
> I happened to have performence trouble, that were finally due to bad
> connecteurs. I changed the wires, and that was it. Another time I did a
> cleaning on the CD device lens.
> Sometimes one has such problems because of too little RAM.
> Filip, do you have less than 128 Mo on your muchine ?
> Graphic environment : you don't like Gnome, try Kde, or Xfce4.2 or Ion3
> or BlackBox, or Fluxbox, or Ratpoison, (I don't remember the others)...
> Best greetings, Joyce Markoll.
> PS: you can try other distros if you want to. Do a search on
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