acithium wrote:Let me start by saying that I've been using Linux for sometime now. I'm always talking it up to people that I know. I mean, I even have the Debian coffee cup at work (yea, I'm that guy). The problem comes when people use linux for the first time. They always say "it's slower than windows", and their right. Just try it with Firefox. Firefox opens in windows a lot faster than Linux.
I guess my question is: What is the best way to make linux more responsive through the desktop (I currently use Gnome)?
C:\Documents and Settings\****>systeminfo
Host Name: 3GHZ
OS Name: Microsoft Windows XP Professional
OS Version: 5.1.2600 Service Pack 3 Build 2600
OS Manufacturer: Microsoft Corporation
OS Configuration: Standalone Workstation
OS Build Type: Multiprocessor Free
Registered Owner: *******
Registered Organization: Home
Product ID: ***************************
Original Install Date: 12/01/2007, 6:04:24 AM
System Up Time: 0 Days, 1 Hours, 45 Minutes, 16 Seconds
System Manufacturer: Hewlett-Packard
System Model: HP Compaq dc7600 Small Form Factor
System type: X86-based PC
Processor(s): 1 Processor(s) Installed.
: x86 Family 15 Model 4 Stepping 3 GenuineIntel ~
BIOS Version: COMPAQ - 20070301
yeeshkull wrote:you'll never hear anyone complain about the price tag of a Linux OS, either.
Hope this helps.
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