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Old 12-12-2002, 05:16 PM   #1
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Best desktop environment for a 120mhz?

Well, since my intel 120mhz was collecting dust, i've installed in it Redhat 7.3, just for the fun of it. As you may know, KDE(3) is too heavy: it works, but really REALLY SLOWLY. I've been wondering wich desktop environment is the best to run under the damn old PC. I mean a good and complete one, at least as complete as possible, maybe fluxbox? blackbox? or even gnome?

Intel Pentium 120Mhz
2,1Gb Maxtor HD
2,5 (can't remember the brand) HD
ATI Rage Mach II
Soundblaster AWE 32
Old 12-12-2002, 05:18 PM   #2
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I'd say GNOME or KDE 2.x (dare I say even 1.x).
Old 12-12-2002, 06:25 PM   #3
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Welcome to LQ, Waddah.

Sewer_monkey, are you serious? I would have suggested something much more lightweight than either of those two, unless it has a silly amount of RAM, which it doesn't.

I would say that Black/FluxBox are probably good choices for something such as this.

Good luck.
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blackbox, blackbox, and blackbox are your 3 best choices.
the other choice is trashbox.

you can get good performance with that and probably
opera6 for web browsing.
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I suggest Window Maker.
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i would sugget fluxbox, at least in my computer is the fastest one
it will load completly in about three seconds, and it very comfortable to use with the new tabs


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