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Re: Leading GNU/Linux Desktop Distributions Compared (Mageia, Mandriva)

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____/ RonB on Wednesday 05 Oct 2011 19:39 : \____

> On Wed, 05 Oct 2011 19:30:07 +0100, Roy Schestowitz wrote:
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>> Mageia, Mandriva and IBM: Battle of Giants
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>> | My laptop is very old, so old that many people donât even remember the
>> model. | This is one of the last models designed and actually produced
>> by IBM before it | was sold to Lenovo â a good old IBM X31, upgraded to
>> 2Gb RAM at the day of | purchase in 2005. There is no single thing it
>> cannot do for me â it works just | perfectly for many years, and,
>> perhaps, for a few years to come. `----
>> 
>> http://linuxblog.darkduck.com/2011/10/mageia-mandriva-and-ibm-battle-
> of.html
> 
> 2005? Old? Bah, humbug. My Latitude D400 has two years on it (2003) and
> it's currently running the latest version of Ubuntu (11.04) very well --
> from cold start to Internet in about 45 seconds.

2005 specs are too old for Vista and its siblings, Vista 7 and Vista 8. 
So it's XP (2001) or Linux. Come on, go pay Intel some more money !!

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