[linux-elitists] FC: Australian charity replies to Politech post on Microsoft threats(fwd)

Brooklyn Linux Solutions CEO ruben@mrbrklyn.com
Fri Jul 20 14:14:04 PDT 2001


> of our recipients, being non-technical people who only want a computer
> to do admin etc, want a windowed environment, but Xwindows (as much as
> I love it) will not run on anything less than a Pentium with 32Mb of
> RAM and a 2Mb video card (and even then it will groan). ComputerBank,
> who you mentioned in the article, know this and therefore tend to work
> only with Pentium-level machines.

What is he talking about.  I haved use wmaker on 486 DX100
with 24 megs of ram.

And OLVWM will run even more economically.





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