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Old 02-06-2012, 07:40 PM   #1
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Question which distro should i use?


hey everyone, hope someone can help me here.... i just installed kubuntu on my laptop and find it to be very slow and bogged down. Now i don't like to mention windows in here but i was running winxp sp3 with pretty fast speed.(although i like the look of linux and am confident i'll find something faster). The specs of my cpu are: sony vaio pcggr370 pentiumIII 1.13ghz -m, supports enhanced speedstep, 30gb hard drive, 512mb ddr ram,agp-enabled ati mobility radeon -d graphics chip with 3d acceleration support, 16mb video ddr sdram, 133mhz fsb,and 512kb level two cache. I really enjoy the compiz features in kubuntu. If someone could tell me how to speed it up or if another distro would be better i'd be grateful. I also did all the updates with kubuntu, and it's just slow, and i refuse to go back to Windows. I also wouldn't be too upset if i had to do a fresh install. Thanks in advance to whoever can help me here!!!
PS. Is compiz compatible with all distros?
 
Old 02-06-2012, 07:55 PM   #2
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It will be difficult to have compiz and the full power of KDE in a Pentium 3. With these spects perhaps BodhiLinux will be a better distro. Bodhi linux is a good looking distro but doesnt have the 3D effects of Compiz.

Long story short is that all these eye candies take lots of CPU and RAM power and if you are using limited resources hardware is better to turn them off. Otherwise productivity will be short.

Good luck to you.
 
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Old 02-06-2012, 07:55 PM   #3
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hey everyone, hope someone can help me here.... i just installed kubuntu on my laptop and find it to be very slow and bogged down. Now i don't like to mention windows in here but i was running winxp sp3 with pretty fast speed.(although i like the look of linux and am confident i'll find something faster). The specs of my cpu are: sony vaio pcggr370 pentiumIII 1.13ghz -m, supports enhanced speedstep, 30gb hard drive, 512mb ddr ram,agp-enabled ati mobility radeon -d graphics chip with 3d acceleration support, 16mb video ddr sdram, 133mhz fsb,and 512kb level two cache. I really enjoy the compiz features in kubuntu. If someone could tell me how to speed it up or if another distro would be better i'd be grateful. I also did all the updates with kubuntu, and it's just slow, and i refuse to go back to Windows. I also wouldn't be too upset if i had to do a fresh install. Thanks in advance to whoever can help me here!!!
PS. Is compiz compatible with all distros?
You might want to try an LXDE based distro. If you want stay with "big brown" then Lubuntu is an option.

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Old 02-06-2012, 08:30 PM   #4
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Vector Linux will run good on that. It uses the Xfce desktop. Xfce has desktop compositing, and it's easy to disable if you want/need more performance. It's not as flashy as compiz, but it supports transparency. It will also be a lot easier on your memory than Lubuntu or Xubuntu, and probably run noticeably quicker.

Compiz is on the way out because of bugs. It's already been hard masked on Gentoo, and I think Fedora is dropping it as well. Gnome 3 and Kde 4 have their own compositing window managers.
 
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Old 02-06-2012, 09:21 PM   #5
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PIII with 512mb ddr ram -- looks like a job for antiX ! Base install if you want to pick and choose your apps. "Lean and mean," as they say -- no DE, just a WM; Debian repos at your fingertips.

Suggest reading the FAQ link and then going online in terminal as root and typing in smxi. This award-winning script will make things easier for any user, including graphics drivers, utilities, swiftfox, cleanup, etc.

[Aside: Puppy 5.2.8 is very good, too]

Best wishes!
 
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Old 02-06-2012, 09:45 PM   #6
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would i be able to use ubuntu netbook install? or would that be slower than kubuntu?
 
Old 02-06-2012, 10:09 PM   #7
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Since OP seems to insist on a 'buntu-derived distro, wattos
 
Old 02-07-2012, 01:04 AM   #8
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You could strip down Xubuntu to gain performance, install some lightweight Window Manager, uninstall programs that loads on boot and you don't use, through Synaptic package manager you can do all that. About your computer specifications and Xubuntu system requirements:https://help.ubuntu.com/community/In...emRequirements
Xubuntu can be as fast as you want but you will have to work around to get it done. If it is already installed then you just have to tweak it.

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Old 02-07-2012, 09:11 AM   #9
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Compiz on a ati mobility radeon isnt going to be much fun. Compiz likes newer,faster video hardware than that. As an aside, I have never seen the point of compiz on KDE 4.X releases, kwin does pretty much the same job and its better intergrated into KDE than compiz will ever be.

Any current version of KDE 4.X is going top be too heavy for an older laptop with 512MB of RAM.

IMO if you dont want to change distros (which I would, but I dont liek the *buntus at all) you would do best to remove the KDE stuff and change DE (deskto enviroment) to Xfce or Lxde. Directions for how to do it here-

Xfce-

http://www.psychocats.net/ubuntu/purexfce

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sudo apt-get remove akonadi-backend-mysql akonadi-server akregator amarok amarok-common amarok-utils appmenu-gtk appmenu-gtk3 appmenu-qt apport-kde apturl-kde ark bluedevil cdparanoia cdrdao docbook-xsl dolphin dragonplayer dvd+rw-tools freespacenotifier gnupg-agent gnupg2 gpgsm growisofs gstreamer0.10-qapt gtk2-engines-oxygen gwenview ibus-qt4 icoutils jockey-kde k3b k3b-data kaccessible kaddressbook kamera kate kate-data katepart kcalc kde-baseapps-bin kde-baseapps-data kde-config-gtk kde-config-touchpad kde-runtime kde-runtime-data kde-wallpapers-default kde-window-manager kde-workspace kde-workspace-bin kde-workspace-data kde-workspace-kgreet-plugins kde-zeroconf kdebase-runtime kdegames-card-data kdegraphics-strigi-analyzer kdelibs-bin kdelibs5-data kdelibs5-plugins kdemultimedia-kio-plugins kdenetwork-filesharing kdepasswd kdepim-groupware kdepim-kresources kdepim-runtime kdepim-strigi-plugins kdepim-wizards kdepimlibs-kio-plugins kdesudo kdm kdoctools kfind khelpcenter4 kinfocenter klipper kmag kmail kmix kmousetool knotes konsole kontact kopete kopete-message-indicator korganizer kpat kppp ksnapshot ksysguard ksysguardd ksystemlog ktimetracker ktorrent ktorrent-data kubuntu-debug-installer kubuntu-default-settings kubuntu-desktop kubuntu-docs kubuntu-firefox-installer kubuntu-netbook-default-settings kubuntu-notification-helper kubuntu-web-shortcuts kvkbd kwalletmanager language-selector-kde libakonadi-calendar4 libakonadi-contact4 libakonadi-kabc4 libakonadi-kcal4 libakonadi-kde4 libakonadi-kmime4 libakonadiprotocolinternals1 libarchive1 libassuan0 libattica0 libaudio2 libbluedevil1 libboost-program-options1.46.1 libcalendarsupport4 libcanberra-pulse libcln6 libclucene0ldbl libdbusmenu-qt2 libdebconf-kde0 libdiscid0 libdlrestrictions1 libdmtx0a libepub0 libeventviews4 libflac++6 libgadu3 libgif4 libgpgme++2 libgpgme11 libgpod4-nogtk libgps19 libgrantlee-core0 libhyphen0 libibus-qt1 libincidenceeditorsng4 libindicate-qt1 libiodbc2 libk3b6 libkabc4 libkateinterfaces4 libkatepartinterfaces4 libkblog4 libkcal4 libkcalcore4 libkcalutils4 libkcddb4 libkcmutils4 libkde3support4 libkdecorations4 libkdecore5 libkdegames5a libkdepim4 libkdepimdbusinterfaces4 libkdesu5 libkdeui5 libkdewebkit5 libkdgantt2 libkdnssd4 libkemoticons4 libkephal4abi1 libkexiv2-10 libkexiv2-data libkfile4 libkholidays4 libkhtml5 libkidletime4 libkimap4 libkio5 libkipi-data libkipi8 libkjsapi4 libkjsembed4 libkldap4 libkleo4 libkmanagesieve4 libkmbox4 libkmediaplayer4 libkmime4 libknewstuff2-4 libknewstuff3-4 libknotifyconfig4 libkntlm4 libkonq-common libkonq5-templates libkonq5abi1 libkontactinterface4 libkopete4 libkparts4 libkpgp4 libkpimidentities4 libkpimtextedit4 libkpimutils4 libkprintutils4 libkpty4 libkresources4 libkrosscore4 libksba8 libkscreensaver5 libksgrd4 libksieve4 libksieveui4 libksignalplotter4 libktexteditor4 libktnef4 libktorrent-l10n libktorrent3 libkunitconversion4 libkwineffects1abi2 libkworkspace4 libkxmlrpcclient4 liblastfm0 libmailcommon4 libmailtransport4 libmessagecomposer4 libmessagecore4 libmessagelist4 libmessageviewer4 libmhash2 libmicroblog4 libmpcdec6 libmsn0.3 libmtp-common libmtp-runtime libmtp9 libmuonprivate1 libmusicbrainz3-6 libmysqlclient16 libmythes-1.2-0 libneon27-gnutls libnepomuk4 libnepomukquery4a libnepomukutils4 libntrack-qt4-1 libntrack0 libokularcore1 libphonon4 libplasma-geolocation-interface4 libplasma3 libplasmaclock4abi2 libplasmagenericshell4 libpolkit-qt-1-1 libpoppler-qt4-3 libprison0 libprocesscore4abi1 libprocessui4a libpth20 libqalculate5 libqapt-runtime libqapt1 libqca2 libqca2-plugin-ossl libqgpgme1 libqimageblitz4 libqjson0 libqrencode3 libqt4-dbus libqt4-declarative libqt4-designer libqt4-help libqt4-network libqt4-opengl libqt4-qt3support libqt4-script libqt4-scripttools libqt4-sql libqt4-sql-mysql libqt4-sql-sqlite libqt4-svg libqt4-test libqt4-xml libqt4-xmlpatterns libqtassistantclient4 libqtcore4 libqtglib-2.0-0 libqtgstreamer-0.10-0 libqtgui4 libqtscript4-core 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pinentry-qt4 plasma-dataengines-addons plasma-dataengines-workspace plasma-desktop plasma-netbook plasma-scriptengine-javascript plasma-scriptengine-python plasma-widget-facebook plasma-widget-folderview plasma-widget-kimpanel plasma-widget-kimpanel-backend-ibus plasma-widget-menubar plasma-widget-message-indicator plasma-widget-networkmanagement plasma-widgets-addons plasma-widgets-workspace plymouth-theme-kubuntu-logo plymouth-theme-kubuntu-text printer-applet pulseaudio-module-bluetooth python-kde4 python-pyudev python-qt4 python-qt4-dbus python-sip python-uno qapt-batch qapt-deb-installer qdbus quassel quassel-data rekonq shared-desktop-ontologies software-properties-kde soprano-daemon system-config-printer-kde systemsettings uno-libs3 update-manager-kde ure usb-creator-kde userconfig virtuoso-minimal virtuoso-opensource-6.1-bin virtuoso-opensource-6.1-common wodim xfonts-mathml && sudo apt-get install xubuntu-desktop
Lxde-

http://www.psychocats.net/ubuntu/purelxde

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sudo apt-get remove acpi-support acpid akonadi-backend-mysql akonadi-server akregator amarok amarok-common amarok-utils app-install-data app-install-data-partner appmenu-gtk appmenu-gtk3 appmenu-qt apport-kde apt-xapian-index apturl-common apturl-kde ark avahi-autoipd bluedevil bluez-alsa bluez-cups brltty c2esp cdparanoia cdrdao cups-bsd dc docbook-xsl dolphin dragonplayer dvd+rw-tools exiv2 foo2zjs freespacenotifier ghostscript-x gnupg-agent gnupg2 gpgsm growisofs gstreamer0.10-alsa gstreamer0.10-pulseaudio gstreamer0.10-qapt gtk2-engines-oxygen gwenview hplip hplip-cups hplip-data ibus-qt4 icoutils im-switch inputattach jockey-kde k3b k3b-data kaccessible kaddressbook kamera kate kate-data katepart kcalc kde-baseapps-bin kde-baseapps-data kde-config-gtk kde-config-touchpad kde-runtime kde-runtime-data kde-wallpapers-default kde-window-manager kde-workspace kde-workspace-bin kde-workspace-data kde-workspace-kgreet-plugins kde-zeroconf kdebase-runtime kdegames-card-data kdegraphics-strigi-analyzer kdelibs-bin kdelibs5-data kdelibs5-plugins kdemultimedia-kio-plugins kdenetwork-filesharing kdepasswd kdepim-groupware kdepim-kresources kdepim-runtime kdepim-strigi-plugins kdepim-wizards kdepimlibs-kio-plugins kdesudo kdm kdoctools kerneloops-daemon kfind khelpcenter4 kinfocenter klipper kmag kmail kmix kmousetool knotes konsole kontact kopete kopete-message-indicator korganizer kpat kppp ksnapshot ksysguard ksysguardd ksystemlog ktimetracker ktorrent ktorrent-data kubuntu-debug-installer kubuntu-default-settings kubuntu-desktop kubuntu-docs kubuntu-firefox-installer kubuntu-netbook-default-settings kubuntu-notification-helper kubuntu-web-shortcuts kvkbd kwalletmanager language-selector-kde lftp libakonadi-calendar4 libakonadi-contact4 libakonadi-kabc4 libakonadi-kcal4 libakonadi-kde4 libakonadi-kmime4 libakonadiprotocolinternals1 libasound2-plugins libassuan0 libattica0 libbluedevil1 libboost-program-options1.46.1 libbrlapi0.5 libcalendarsupport4 libcanberra-pulse libcln6 libclucene0ldbl libcrypt-passwdmd5-perl libdbusmenu-qt2 libdebconf-kde0 libdlrestrictions1 libdmtx0a libepub0 libeventviews4 libexiv2-10 libfile-copy-recursive-perl libflac++6 libgadu3 libgpgme++2 libgps19 libgrantlee-core0 libhyphen0 libibus-qt1 libilmbase6 libincidenceeditorsng4 libindicate-qt1 libiodbc2 libk3b6 libkabc4 libkateinterfaces4 libkatepartinterfaces4 libkblog4 libkcal4 libkcalcore4 libkcalutils4 libkcddb4 libkcmutils4 libkde3support4 libkdecorations4 libkdecore5 libkdegames5a libkdepim4 libkdepimdbusinterfaces4 libkdesu5 libkdeui5 libkdewebkit5 libkdgantt2 libkdnssd4 libkemoticons4 libkephal4abi1 libkexiv2-10 libkexiv2-data libkfile4 libkholidays4 libkhtml5 libkidletime4 libkimap4 libkio5 libkipi-data libkipi8 libkjsapi4 libkjsembed4 libkldap4 libkleo4 libkmanagesieve4 libkmbox4 libkmediaplayer4 libkmime4 libknewstuff2-4 libknewstuff3-4 libknotifyconfig4 libkntlm4 libkonq-common libkonq5-templates libkonq5abi1 libkontactinterface4 libkopete4 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In both cases, just copy the "Remove Kubuntu" commands. Only do it once, and get either Lxde or Xfce..I'd get Xfce, but Lxde works as well.

WARNING!!! These commands only apply to Ubuntu 11.10 (Oneiric). To get the commands for 11.04, 10.10 or 10.04, go to psychocats and find the links for directions for how to do it with the other current versions. Its right at the top of the page, under the title.
 
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Old 02-07-2012, 01:06 PM   #10
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Thanks everyone for your replies, I took Ion Silverbolt's advice and installed vector linux, and it is running really well. I'm very confused on how to extract and install tar.gz though
 
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Let me tell you that I speak from experience, and Kubuntu is KDE and 512M of RAM just will never cut it running KDE, and yes as the others said, don't even try Compiz either however, MESA may be an alternative. You can search for it in the package manager or Synaptic. But that is a better alternative than Compiz.

I cannot believe none of the other responses that people posted did not mention this distro but I am going to recommend you try out and use if you like, Puppy Linux. And I suggest perhaps using this variant as there are a couple of diffent Puppies out there, but this one is the best by far: http://distro.ibiblio.org/quirky/rac...racy-5.2.2.iso and it uses a very new Kernel as well. Here is the main page I got the previos URL from: http://distrowatch.com/table.php?distribution=puppy

Do not let the name full you but Puppy Linux is the one of the strongest distros to have because it can do so many things to help assist you learning Linux that i cannot describe them all. But another thing is you do not have to make a user name but you are always "Root" so you can pop a live CD and not only run Puppy from there, but also mount your real partitions to make changes to or add files or find files that the actual distro won't allow. This can be very dangerous though too so don't make any mistakes. Everything has a Puppy theme in the name but pay attention to what it does. It has saved my a$$ many times too. Oh, and this particular one, Racy, has Ubuntu repos so you can add any software that Ubuntu offers to your Puppy list of software.

Plus, Ubuntu is getting worse. Just read around on Google searches for all that.
 
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Thanks everyone for your replies, I took Ion Silverbolt's advice and installed vector linux, and it is running really well. I'm very confused on how to extract and install tar.gz though
Vector's a great distro: I'm glad you like it. What's the actual problem with installing? Normally you want to get programs from the Vector repository. That way they are recorded in a database so that Vector knows what you've got and can keep track of what relies on what. If you really must have a program that's not available, save as source code, click on the .tar.gz file in Thunar and the archive manager will run and unpack it for you. Then look inside the resulting folder for a README or INSTALL file to get instructions on what to do next. If you still have problems, come back to us. Incidentally, have you seen this:
https://vector.ecosq.com/ic/HowTos
 
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Old 02-07-2012, 04:54 PM   #13
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RELAX, I was once like you i had pIII on 700mhz Dell latitude laptop of 10GB, oh God it was slow so i installed on it DSL Damn Small Linux. It can even run on 50mb storage. Anyway you can install mint8 (helena) or a lower version its usually light weight.

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to unzip
#gzip -d appname.tar.gz

to extract
#tar -xvf appname.tar

or unzip && extract in one (combined)
#tar xvzf appname.tar.gz

some notes
x-extract
v- verbose
f-file name
 
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Old 02-08-2012, 07:30 AM   #14
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Puppy and DSL on a 512MB laptop? Sure, if you like them, but you dont have to use super-light distros on a laptop with specs like that.

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Anyway you can install mint8 (helena) or a lower version its usually light weight.
Dont. Just dont do it. Mint 8 and lower have all had support dropped.

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Old 02-08-2012, 03:18 PM   #15
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512 MB is not a lot of of memory, Cascade9. Take for instance the fact just to run a Virtual Box requires a minimum of 512 mb itself, leaving your machine with 0!
 
  


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