aSystemOverload wrote:Apart from my hardware specs (power), is there a reason why I should choose any of them. If you were a fanatic of either of them, how would you 'sell' them to me?
Very well said Robin!Robin wrote:If you're not limited by hardware issues, KDE and Gnome are the richest.
AlbertP wrote:The main edition runs fine on older computers; most computers with 512 MB of RAM can run it fine. LXDE needs only 256 MB RAM and is faster; you can run it on any computer with at least Pentium II or AMD Athlon/Duron.
And about 32- or 64-bit. If your computer has at least 1GB of RAM, I'd use 64-bit. But older computers may not support this edition.
wyrdoak wrote:run $ lscpu
if you get these: CPU op-mode(s): 32-bit, 64-bit
64bit will run, Only problem you might have running 64bit, something like, printer drivers or light scribe.
aSystemOverload wrote:I thought you needed 64-bit hardware to use 64-bit software, or is that total rubbish???
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