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linux.gotfoo.org: Installing Xubuntu 6.06 on a Gateway Laptop

Jul 14, 2006, 10:00 (1 Talkback[s])

[ Thanks to Jay for this link. ]

"Xubuntu 6.06 is a derivative from the popular Ubuntu Linux distro that uses the Xfce Window Manager instead of Gnome or KDE. Xfce is a light weight Open Source window manager that is fast and efficient which makes Xubuntu ideal for lower end computers. Or if you want a super fast system try Xubuntu on a newer system like a my Gateway MX6440 Laptop (1.8Ghz Turion64 with a gig of RAM) and you'll be amazed at how fast Linux can run.

"Over the past few months I have been immersing my self back into the Linux world after a few years on hiatis. One thing that has struck me the most is the abundance of LiveCDs like Ubuntu, SLAX and Knoppix just to name a few. I have gone from Fedora 4 then to 5 and then to OpenSuSE 10 only to find that these 'major' distros are no better or any more stable than the 'minor' distros and LiveCD's. For awhile I had settled on Kanotix but that all ended when I got a laptop upgrade and Knotix no longer worked properly. This restarted my hunt for a distro again..."

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