Subject: Re: KDE3 - jsut to make sure
To: David Laight <>
From: Michael W . Lucas <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 04/07/2003 13:52:36
On Mon, Apr 07, 2003 at 06:42:02PM +0100, David Laight wrote:
> > > i tried it on P133 with 192MB RAM, RAM is more than enough but it's
> > > incredibly slow.
> > 
> > You should probably only consider running modern applications on modern
> > hardware.  Obviously if you compare apps that run "fast" on a P133 to
> > something like KDE3, then KDE3 looks like a big slow pig.
> Even CDE was unusable on anything less than a P266 with accelerated
> graphics and 128MB RAM.
> KDE3 will definitely be a very sick pig on anything old!
> Go and buy the cheapest new system you can find!
> 	David

Or, change window managers.  I use WindowMaker quite comfortably on a

Consider this a nice 2x2 matrix of choices.  :-)


Michael Lucas,

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