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Re: GNOME woes on the XO / A modest proposal



On Mon, 2008-10-13 at 21:24 +0530, Rahul Sundaram wrote:
> Steven Salevan wrote:
> > GNOME may indeed be more familiar to users, but what use is familiarity 
> > if there's no functionality?  At least XFCE can run comfortably on the 
> > limited resources of the XO, allowing us to focus on the issues that we 
> > can indeed address in the limited time we have.  What do you guys think?
> 
> Have you actually tested Xfce on XO to see if it performs better?

it performs a ton better, i followed these directions:
http://bc.tech.coop/blog/080130.html 

more details are here: 
http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Xfce 

i can use gnome without it freezing though also, it is just very slow
and firefox crashes often so far. 

Ty 

> 
> Rahul
> 
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