[PLUG] Bloat

Aditya Godbole aag.lists at gmail.com
Wed Oct 1 13:28:50 PDT 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
music.
The point is not what programs one chooses, but how the same programs
compare across newer versions of distributions on machines with
different RAM.

-aditya



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