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    need help with linux

    so i got linux (redhat 7.2) loaded finally, but after a while i realized everything is slower than it had been with win95...
    why? its a crap computer, but it still shouldn't slow down with a new os.
    P2 300 Mhz, 64mb ram, 4mb video card
    its slow while in the X environment
    can anyone help?
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    xwindows

    xwindows is kinda slow. It depends on if you are running kde or gnome though. In each, there are ways to turn off the "bells and whistles" to speed up the system. Run the system settings program for whichever client you are running, and make sure you turn off everything like anitmated icons and things like that.
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    I'm running Mandrake 7.1 on a P120 with 32 MB RAM and its faster than Windows 2000 on an AMD K6-2 450 with 128MB RAM!!!!!!
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    That is with KDE running, and I didn't have to change any settings down to lesser variants.
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