Subject: Re: Switched from Windows to Linux on old netbook. What a difference
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<email@example.com>,
>>>> RichA<firstname.lastname@example.org> 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.
> N-e-t-b-o-o-k. Lower than Celeron.
Then obviously, it's not a Windows issue. It's a machine issue.