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R: Linux slower than Windows98



Can you write me what services i can stop ?
I have home computer, not network, not isdn, only Internet, sound, joystick
and printer.
Where i can found the description of the services ? Thank's

-----Messaggio Originale-----
Da: "Kalum Somaratna aka Grendel" <kalum lintux cx>
A: "pacmo" <pacmo tiscalinet it>
Cc: <redhat-install-list redhat com>; <recipient list not shown: ;>
Data invio: sabato 20 maggio 2000 1.17
Oggetto: Re: Linux slower than Windows98


> On Wed, 10 May 2000, pacmo wrote:
>
> > I have installed Red Hat 6.2 my problem is that linux is very slower
> > than Windows98 on the same computer. Gnome is straight infuriating,
> > while with Kde go better. I have already tried to compile the kernel,
> > the Ram of 62 Mb results be free always for only 2 o 3 Mb. Are not
> > there services of active net and when do i try to verify with "top",
> > does "top" result be the more binding process, like could I do ? Thank
> > you pacmo
>
> Well to free up more memory I suggest that you stop runing unwanted
> services, If your computer is for home work then it is highly unlikely
> that you would need squid,httpd, and other servers, so you can open
> linuxconf and select control service activity and then turn off unwanted
> servers.
>
> This should free up more memory..I suspect that your PC's slowness is not
> due to the GUI but due to it paging because of the lack of free memory..
>
> Kalum
>
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> :)
>
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