> Jason Corcoran wrote:
>>>> I have a PIII 475 MHz machine with 256 MB of RAM. I upgraded to Fedora
>> Core 2 a while ago and noticed my machine slowing down. Recently went to
>> Fedora Core 3 and it slowed down again.
>>>> I was wondering would it be worth giving Gentoo ago? I have a good cable
>> connection and the machine is basically used for some sourceforge
>> project work, email sending and web browsing, so no biggy if the install
>> gose west. I also have our home accounts on a different machine so
>> theres no data loss.
>>>>>> Just looking for perls of wisdom, will it be worth the effort in the
>> long run (performance V time spent)
Go for ubuntu so. Dont have to bother with compiling & recompiling crap,
starts off very basic as a workstation, add salt to taste.
> It's worth noting my Religion is better then yours !
No way, I worship the Sky God, and he is above the Mountain God.
> Aside from that.... compiling an entire system from source will take
> *lots* of time... and it'll take *lots* of time when you want to upgrade.
>> Aside from that Gentoo makes a good date on ILUG flame wars... make
> great coffee... impresses random women at pseudo-random pass making
> occasions... I just can't rave about it enough.
Yep, great to try once.
> Bryan : Using Slackware.
Which is the ultimate hippie distro. Keep smoking it up.
Conor, Distro War, FIGHT!
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