Subject: Re: Switched from Windows to Linux on old netbook. What a difference
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From: PeterN <"peter,newdelete">
Subject: Re: Switched from Windows to Linux on old netbook. What a difference
Date: Tue, 20 Feb 2018 20:56:48 -0500
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On 2/20/2018 12:03 PM, RichA wrote:
> 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<>,
>>>> RichA<> 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.

Then obviously, it's not a Windows issue. It's a machine issue.