Alternatives to ubuntu?
j.markoll at free.fr
Wed Jan 4 02:25:12 UTC 2006
Old Rocker a écrit :
> On Tuesday 03 Jan 2006 17:12, Filip Svendsen wrote:
>>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
> They run really well, but as always the trade-off to ensure your whole
> system runs smoothly is getting down into the depths of Gentoo....
>>Are their other performance-minded distros out there?
> Since you like Ubuntu, I'd suggest you look at Mepis. Its a Debian
> based distro which installs well from the CD, and runs in a much more
> Debian-centric mode. However you will have to download and burn
> the .iso file yourself.
> I'd suggest that you look at www.distrowatch.com so you can get a better
> idea of the comparative strengths and weaknesses of each distro
Many distributions offer a Live version now, otherwise to test, Qemu is
available. Mepis can also be found here:
as well as many distributions.
Is it worth changing distribution just because of a navigator ? Other
than Firefox do exist too. Such as Galeon, and a few others as ie in the
left column of this site : http://forum.framasoft.org/stats/
For the GUI if you didn't try Xfce4.2 you could take a look. Plenty
lovely menus, so cute, easy to configure and fast.
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