Alternatives to ubuntu?

Michael R. Head burner at
Tue Jan 3 20:09:26 UTC 2006

On Tue, 2006-01-03 at 21:29 +0200, voger wrote:
> Don't know much about Gnome because i use KDE myself. But as for firefox 
> (and thunderbird maybe) it is a very very good idea
> to download and use directly from For some unknown reason 
> Ubuntu compilations of these two have very slow performance.

This may be due to the gnome integration code... I just tried out 1.5 as
compiled for dapper and binary release from, and the
pristine release does seem a bit peppier.

Michael R. Head <burner at>
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