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Low-Spec Hardware? Try these Desktop Environments

Sep 02, 2014, 09:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Frazer Kline)

I have selected my pick of desktop environments that are excellent candidates for older hardware. They typically run well on low-spec machines, even a system with a Pentium II 266MHz CPU, a processor that is now 16 years old. All of the desktops are released under freely distributable licenses. If your Linux box feels sluggish in general use, try one of the desktops featured below. It may just save you from discarding a perfectly good machine.

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