[clug] Ubuntu at the low end

Jack Kelly endgame.dos at gmail.com
Sun Jul 6 22:41:58 GMT 2008

Chris Smart wrote:
> As an added bonus, perhaps try Debian instead of Ubuntu - I always found
> it far more responsive.

I had a fantastic system going on a PII-300 (Thinkpad 600e. How I miss 
it) running Gentoo. Compile times were a killer, but I ran wmii in the 
place of any desktop environment, dillo instead of firefox and all was 
pretty good.

In retrospect, the smart thing to do would have been to assemble the 
system in a chroot on a faster machine with FEATURES=buildpkg and then 
emerge -K the packages (to use binaries).

-- Jack

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