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Alle 20:07, venerdì 18 luglio 2003, Paul Benjamin ha scritto:
Linux or BSD as a server is generally a good idea for
one reason STANDARDS.
Microsoft calls what it does a standard but never writes down anywhere how
to let others work with it. Even old stuff that they made but no longer
sell is non-standard to them.
The desktop Linux computer is not quite there yet. You have to be honest
an tell your convert that. You need to look at Windows 2k and XP before you
complain about crashes and memory usage.
Windows XP is much slower than Suse Linux 8.2 anyway. This is just my
experience. I have been surfing from my laptop with suse 8.2, I had vmware
(+ win ME), kmail, kvirc, ten konquerors, knode, konsole and noatun running.
No problem at all, and it is a P3 1133 with 256mbyte or RAM.
A friend of mine opened 10 IEs, on its laptop P4 2500 with 256mbyte of RAM,
and his machine got much slower than mine.
If you do need a particular application, Linux is a winner in a desktop too.
Of course if you are clueless you need someone to set Linux up and running.
They use about the same memory as
KDE and if you have good apps they will stay up for days or weeks with no
problem, by then you will have to download another Windows patch and have
to reboot anyway.
All persons who did it, said WindowsXP Home gets really slower after 5 days.
Just my 0.02€
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