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Old 03-11-2008, 06:59 PM   #1
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Lightbulb I'm looking for a semi-light distro /w Gnome


I've used Debian and Ubuntu and I'm looking for a similar distro ,but faster. Maybe it's the fact that I use gnome. I don't know.

What I want from the distro:
-gnome
-synaptic
-unstable sources

Suggestions??

Thanks
 
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Those requests "semi-light distro" and "Gnome" are mutually exclusive.

No matter what lies beneath, Gnome is a fat bastard.



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Those requests "semi-light distro" and "Gnome" are mutually exclusive.

No matter what lies beneath, Gnome is a fat bastard.



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Ah, so gnome is the source of my troubles. Well I've used KDE and really didn't notice that much of a difference. What do you suggest then?

I mean, my machine doesn't have trouble running Ubuntu, but I like to have a lot of stuff running simultaneously.

Specs: http://support.gateway.com/s/PC/R/3724/3724sp25.shtml
 
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Xubuntu maybe?
 
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Ah, so gnome is the source of my troubles. Well I've used KDE and really didn't notice that much of a difference. What do you suggest then?

I mean, my machine doesn't have trouble running Ubuntu, but I like to have a lot of stuff running simultaneously.

Specs: http://support.gateway.com/s/PC/R/3724/3724sp25.shtml
KDE isn't any less chubby. ;}

Try xfce, fluxbox, ... any of the slimmer WM/DEs.

What are the issues you have, what are the problems you encounter
in terms of performance?



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