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Re: GNU/Linux Desktop Good for All the Family

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____/ JEDIDIAH on Monday 05 Oct 2009 15:00 : \____

> On 2009-10-05, Peter KÃhlmann <peter-koehlmann@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> Hadron wrote:
>>> Roy Schestowitz <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:
>>>> ____/ nessuno on Wednesday 30 Sep 2009 21:42 : \____
>>>>> On Sep 30, 10:29 am, Chris Ahlstrom <ahlstr...@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>>>>> After takin' a swig o' grog, nessuno belched out
>>>>>> this bit o' wisdom:
> [deletia]
>>>>> I forgot to mention that I wasn't there when my sister first
>>>>> encountered Linux.
>>>>> As for fluxbox, there are a lot of older machines that won't run Gnome
>>>>> or KDE very well because of RAM.   I haven't tried fluxbox, though.
>>>>> I gotta say, though, that most people nowadays want to do multimedia
>>>>> and load pdf files and things that do take ram.
>>>> Videos get larger and Web sites more bloated.
>>> As usual you're all hot air. The underlying video size does not "bloat"
>>> web sites.
>> He did not say that. Your usual reading comprehension inability raises its
>> ugly head again
> What "bloats" websites is when they take navigation elements that could
> and should be simple standard stuff that you could render in anything
> including lynx and turn THAT into Flash.

Also lots of JavaScript (coming from many domains and running heavy
scripts, which consume more CPU and RAM). I block JS for this reason. Loads fast(er)
that way and protects privacy...

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