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Old 06-24-2007, 07:36 PM   #1
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Vector Snappy N Quick, how might I make my orig. slack. perform as well?

The other week, I downloaded that new Canadian distribution -- Vector Linux. It was great. I cannot complain. It's amazingly fast, snappy and everything I wanted, especially being based off of slackware. Yet, I like to keep it original and stay with slackware. But my question is how can I make it just as fast? I mean.. there was such a considerable difference in performance. Does anyone have any pointers?

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Well how did they do it ? Ask them.

Here's how to speed up boot time:

For the rest, use a different window manager, like fluxbox or blackbox or XFCE, and maybe compile some packages from source with your own CFLAGS, and maybe recompile the kernel for your processor ...

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There shouldn't be too much of a difference between Vector and Slack. However, Vector defaults to XFce a light and fast window manager. If you go with a default install with Slackware it defaults to KDE, which is a nice environment, but considerably slower than XFce. Maybe that's the explanation.


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