From: Carlos E.R. <robin_listas@es.invalid>
Subject: Re: Switched from Windows to Linux on old netbook. What a difference
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From: "Carlos E.R." <robin_listas@es.invalid>
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Subject: Re: Switched from Windows to Linux on old netbook. What a difference
Date: Fri, 23 Feb 2018 05:42:27 +0100
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On 2018-02-21 02:56, PeterN wrote:
> 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<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.
>>
> 
> 
> Then obviously, it's not a Windows issue. It's a machine issue.

Not when switching the os solves the issue...

-- 
Cheers, Carlos.