[xubuntu-users] New User,introduction

theuteck at gmail.com theuteck at gmail.com
Sun Sep 23 14:52:04 UTC 2012

On 09/23/2012 08:14 AM, Garry at garryricketsonartworks.org wrote:
> Hello all,
>  This was the first list e-mail I have received since I just joined. I just installed xubuntu-12.04.1 To a old computer, a IBM X86,260mb ram, it is running but pretty slow at times.
>  I would have used LinuxMint 10, but the computer could not handle it.
> I would like to add, this computer had windows_nt 2000 on it, when I got it, and when I tried to use my USB,"broadband device" the windows malware would just shutdown,..after I got the MS malware out of the computer,and installed xubuntu, it accepted the "broad band" device just fine, and connects to interenet,.pretty slow but it dose work.
>  I do not have or use any windows on any of my computers.
> I am wondering though if anyone knows of any "mods" I may be able to do ,to help speed things up ?. One thing, but I don't know that it would make any difference, I don't use any of the XOffice, or office stuff, would it help any to remove that ?
>  ok well nice to meet everyone, and thanks from,
> From Garry
> http://www.garryricketsonartworks.org
XFCE is not very stressful of system resources, compared to other
desktop environments, but you might want to try some that are even
lighter. Using the software center look for LXDE or E17/Enlightment.
Both are are full featured but with even smaller footprint then XFCE.

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