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Re: "Debian installation tailored specifically toward the needs of an older laptop."

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____/ Sneaky Weasel on Friday 02 Sep 2011 04:50 : \____

> RonB wrote:
>> On Thu, 01 Sep 2011 20:09:25 -0700, JeffM wrote:
>>> Roy Schestowitz wrote:
>>>> KDE4 runs OK for me on 5125MB of RAM, without graphics
>>>> acceleration. 4.7 should be even faster.
>>> Wait a minute.
>>> A release that runs FASTER than the previous version?? That can't
>>> possibly be.
>>> Oh, I see.  We're not talking about M$ crap.  8-)
>> Exactly. It's still a stumbling block for me. Unconsciously I have
>> trouble believing a new version of a distribution will run faster
>> than an old one. Years of slower and slower Windows (on the same
>> hardware) has that effect on me.
> Linux distros almost always run faster than previous versions.  This is
> mostly true because the kernel keeps getting better with each release.

KDE developers keep finding bottlenecks. In  KDE 4.3, Plasma was slow at times,
now it's snappy.

Here's the latest bottleneck they found:


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