[PLUG] Bloat

Aditya Godbole aag.lists at gmail.com
Thu Oct 2 01:58:50 IST 2008

On Wed, Oct 1, 2008 at 10:48 PM, Kapil Kaisare <kksm19820117 at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 29, 2008 at 8:36 PM, Aditya Godbole <aag.lists at gmail.com> wrote:
> Greetings.
> Your system need not be as bloated as you say it is.
> I run an XUbuntu setup, having replaced XFCE with Xmonad. I use mc as my
> file manager, vim for most editing tasks, Firefox 3 for webwork, and a few
> other programs.
> You can imagine how quickly it runs on my 1GB DDR SDRAM, AMD 2000XP+ system.
> :)

I use wmx as my window manager, vim as the editor and FF3 as the
browser (and pidgin once in a while), mplayer for Videos as mocp for
The point is not what programs one chooses, but how the same programs
compare across newer versions of distributions on machines with
different RAM.


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