Hello, using Xubuntu

Jani Monoses jani.monoses at gmail.com
Mon Dec 19 18:46:09 UTC 2005

> Some sort of control panel for changing passwords and other settings
> would be nice, especially  for new users. I don't think I saw this in
> the wiki. This week I started playing with a simple bash script to
> fill the role. http://stuporglue.org/downloads/prefs It's mostly just
> proof of concept at the moment. For a new user even just bringing a
> network connection back up, or setting the time and date can be pretty
> complicated.

 I wrote about config guis on the wiki, we need one of those like
at least for the network if not for all the other sysadmin things.
I'll look into it eventually if noone else takes it.

I've had it on a 200 MHz AMD, with 64 Mb of RAM. With this system,
> Xfce performance was still acceptable. Not terrific,but good enough.
> The real problem was that launching Firefox would take almost a
> minute, and if I ran more than one program (ie. Firefox and GAIM and
> Abiword) then it would have to go to swap every time I switched
> programs. If I just ran one program and kept that one selected, it'd
> work fine. Even Firefox worked alright as long as I didn't have
> anything else going.

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