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Old 09-19-2005, 04:25 AM   #16
Registered: Jul 2005
Distribution: ubuntu5.04, ubuntu5.10, suse9.3, mandrake10.1, mandriva2006(beta), FC1-4, redhat9.0, debian sarge
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its pretty slow and hangs the pc begins thinking and i start having to fource stuff quit. im not real sure the speed of hd.its an old worn out pc that i got from some guy that didnt need it anymore. since it does run slow the only thing i use it for is programming for most part. this pc im on has a p2 450 and 512 ram it runs everything great.
Old 09-19-2005, 08:39 AM   #17
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Try Slack 10 or Vector, DSL, and run a lighter wm Fluxbox-XFCE-etc....I think my Gateway is P2 450Mhz 192MBRam. Its one of my favorite machines for surfing the net.
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