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Subject: Re: Switched from Windows to Linux on old netbook. What a difference
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Subject: Re: Switched from Windows to Linux on old netbook. What a difference
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On Tuesday, 20 February 2018 10:45:14 UTC-5, PeterN  wrote:
> On 2/20/2018 2:52 AM, RichA wrote:
> > On Monday, 19 February 2018 20:27:28 UTC-5, nospam  wrote:
> >> In article<1e6753c2-81d9-4665-b565-fd688fba0e87@googlegroups.com>,
> >> RichA<rander3128@gmail.com> wrote:
> >>
> >>> With Windows, if you opened more than 2 browser windows, it bogged down,
> >>> often just freezing.  Couldn't deal with images at all.  Switching to Linux
> >>> cured it, you still have to be cognizant of the 1G memory and cpu power
> >>> limitations, but it can do much more than before.
> >>
> >> complete nonsense.
> > 
> > Sorry but it isn't. I gave up a few programs because of it.  I'd not have done that if I could
have avoided it.
> > 
> 
> I don't know how much oomph your machine has, but even on my old Vista 
> laptop, with 12g memory, I was able to run Photoshop with a bunch of 
> plugins, Bridge, Corel Painter 8, Excel, WordPerfecct, and keep several 
> browser windows open at the same time. The only thing that ran slow was 
> Topaz Impressions.
> 
> -- 
> PeterN

N-e-t-b-o-o-k.  Lower than Celeron.