On Mon, 17 May 2004 18:33:39 +0100
Niall O Broin <niall at linux.ie> wrote:
> Distribution is NOT the point. These machines are being used in a community
> centre, so (I'd guess they will be a community resource. People will want to
> use them to run web browsers, do email, word processing etc. Mozilla is NOT
> going to run with anything approaching acceptable performance on a 64MB box,
> and don't even think about Open Office. And please don't suggest that the
> users could learn how to use mutt for email and vi for word processing.
Sylpheed (http://sylpheed.good-day.net) is a very lightweight GTK-based email client, will still being very feature rich. My mother used to use it on an old 386 we gave her running XFce, as it was about the only GUI mail client that would run without hanging. I use it myself, as it does everything I could ask for. Except archiving. But I'll write that myself some day. Honest.
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