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Re: My broken dream.


From: Arne Babenhauserheide
Subject: Re: My broken dream.
Date: Fri, 18 Sep 2009 08:52:50 +0200
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Am Freitag, 18. September 2009 03:39:04 schrieb Alan Grimes:
> Just about everything in linux is slower by at least an order of
> magnitude than it was in Windows 3.11 with a machine only a third as
> powerful. Really... A well tuned windows 3.11 installation can operate
> at subliminal speeds.

You might like PuppyLinux. For me it realizes subliminal speeds for most small 
programs (though naturally not for Firefox). 

- http://www.puppylinux.com/download/index.html

The only reason that I don't use it is that it doesn't offer all the programs 
I need - but where's the difference between Puppy and Win3.11 in that? :) 

But I have it on a USB stick as backup system (and for the times when I want 
to experience again how computing should feel - someday I'll put /usr /var 
/lib /bin and /sbin on tmpfs, rsync on boot and shutdown and deactivate swap - 
I just need a few more Gigs of Ram). 

Best wishes, 
Arne

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Unpolitisch sein
hei├čt politisch sein, 
ohne es zu merken. 
- Arne (http://draketo.de)
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