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Swift linux & UP5

Postby jjaythomas » Sun Sep 23, 2012 7:38 am

If anyone intersted...

Swift Linux (a light LMDE based Distro 32bit only tho) will upgrade (the current version 2 ISO is based on UP3 I think) directly to UP5. May (I did) have to install MDM for X to work depending on Video card. :wink:

Now to decide if try Xfce or Lxde on it :D :twisted: :mrgreen:


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Re: Swift linux & UP5

Postby cwwgateway » Wed Sep 26, 2012 4:31 pm

It also is fairly easy to update to testing and sid (although I haven't tried sid in a while - sid is too unstable for me). It skips over all of the gnome/nautilus/gdm problems that lmde has.

Edit: Another plug for swift linux - if you take swift linux and install KDE on it, it only uses 250 MB of RAM, which is only about 30 more than Xubuntu 12.04
Dell XPS 15 l502x - Debian Testing 64-bit NetInst Xfce, SolydX 64-bit Debian Testing, SolydK 64-bit SolydXK Testing
Old Gateway Pentium 4 Desktop - Arch Linux 64-bit Xfce and SolydX 32-bit Sid

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