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I've been seriously considering using Linux on an old xp desktop and you give me hope with the list of software you've posted here. Any suggestion about the Linux version to install on this machine, old Pentium, 1 gig of ram.
Thanks Flengo.
 
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I've been seriously considering using Linux on an old xp desktop and you give me hope with the list of software you've posted here. Any suggestion about the Linux version to install on this machine, old Pentium, 1 gig of ram.
Thanks Flengo.
If you're looking for an easy-to-use distro that's lightweight, I'd recommend Xubuntu, which is Ubuntu with Xfce as its desktop environment. Ubuntu is really easy to use for beginners and has a lot of community support; Xfce is extremely lightweight, very stable and a lot like XP.

If you ever have a question, feel free to PM me. :)
 

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If you're looking for an easy-to-use distro that's lightweight, I'd recommend Xubuntu, which is Ubuntu with Xfce as its desktop environment. Ubuntu is really easy to use for beginners and has a lot of community support; Xfce is extremely lightweight, very stable and a lot like XP.

If you ever have a question, feel free to PM me. :)
Thank you Flengo, It's not that I'm in love with xp just that I've ended up with a desktop with xp and I'm hitting block walls at every turn. Unemployed for about a year so I can't indulge in something else. Greatful for even xp desktop. Thanks though, I'll start by trying Xubuntu and I'll let you know how it goes.
 
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Grsync or rsync is very fast in making backups. So, which download manger you use on FF nightly?
For most things I just download things in Nightly's regular downloader. If it's a big file and I need it quick, I'll download it using JDownloader2 (GUI app) or aria2 (terminal app).
 
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Is it good or better than Downthemall?
I've never used DownThemAll, but I'd assume it would be better as they're both standalone apps and not restricted by the browser it's in. I could be completely wrong, though.
 

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I've never used DownThemAll, but I'd assume it would be better as they're both standalone apps and not restricted by the browser it's in. I could be completely wrong, though.
Downthemall is an addon.
 
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I'll try jdownloader and see if it works or not.
 
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