[ubuntu-za] Old(ish) Laptop

Lee Sharp leesharp at hal-pc.org
Sun Apr 17 14:55:12 UTC 2016


On 04/17/2016 03:25 AM, Jaco Stroebel wrote:
> Good morning Bill, Everyone,
>
> Something worth keeping in mind with such an old laptop (and certainly
> the 2009 HP Compaq that I have) is that the OS might be lightweight, but
> the software is not necessarily. I've had trouble with browsers
> especially, that just tear through the RAM. So depending on the usecase,
> it might turn out somewhat frustrating to use.

This is so true!  I have started looking for a clean browser again 
because the big ones have gotten so fat that they can bring a new 
computer to it's knees!  Especially if you leave them running a few days...

			Lee




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