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OS X and Linux
Authored by: GlowingApple on Feb 23, '06 03:32:24PM

KDE and Gnome are pretty bulky when it comes to Linux, but try a lighter window manager such as Enlightenment or my current favorite, fvwm, and it runs like a breeze. I'm using fvwm on a Pentium II 300 MHz, along with several server functions (mail server, web server, file server, etc) and it runs great.

I'd also recommend using a distro of linux that's a little more customized to your system (Gentoo's my recommendation, or Debian is good too), as distros such as FC and Mandrake tend to be a bit bulkier unless you spend a lot of time whittling it down.

As for my machines, I'm running a PowerBook G4 with 10.4, a server with Gentoo, and a desktop PC with Gentoo/Debian.

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