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by Archer2009
Fri Sep 10, 2010 2:47 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Which Version of Linux Mint?
Replies: 2
Views: 417

Re: Which Version of Linux Mint?

It's good that you've said what you want to use your computer for, but more information would be useful in helping us help you. How much RAM does yyour "old" 'puter have? How old is it? Fluxbox is ultra-light and runs pretty fast on most "old" computers. But even Xfce may be more than adequate if i...
by Archer2009
Thu Sep 09, 2010 1:17 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Which Version of Linux Mint?
Replies: 2
Views: 417

Which Version of Linux Mint?

I'm looking at the Linux Mint home page and they seem to have so many versions these days FluxBox, KDE, LXDE, Xfce, etc What version would people recommend for an old Desktop Pc that is only going to be use for email, internet, skype and VOIP? Not sure of the exact specs as the machine is not infron...
by Archer2009
Mon Sep 14, 2009 4:01 am
Forum: Releases & Announcements
Topic: Linux Mint 7 XFCE released!
Replies: 22
Views: 15534

Re: Linux Mint 7 XFCE released!

I'm new to the world of Linux, so what is the difference between all these different versions in day to day life?

is XFCE for example more suitable for lower spec machines and Netbooks?

Would my laptop battery last longer through less processing power?

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