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Offline Ani Deb

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Choosing type of linux
« on: November 08, 2018, 10:42:04 am »
My 9 years old Laptop is Compaq 610 .
  I want to very fast browse & download from internet.
 Which kind of linux will I choose ? Kindly inform me .

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Re: Choosing type of linux
« Reply #1 on: November 08, 2018, 08:40:52 pm »
PeppermintOS 9 64bit ;)
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Re: Choosing type of linux
« Reply #2 on: November 09, 2018, 09:44:28 am »
Mark why Peppermint 9 over Mint 19 what are the differences in performance ?

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Re: Choosing type of linux
« Reply #3 on: November 09, 2018, 01:05:12 pm »
Peppermint is lighter on system resources than Mint, so better suited to older PC's (as well as new ones where you want all your resources for applications rather than the OS itself).

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Re: Choosing type of linux
« Reply #4 on: November 09, 2018, 01:29:18 pm »
Peppermint is lighter on system resources than Mint, so better suited to older PC's (as well as new ones where you want all your resources for applications rather than the OS itself).

Oh, and because I help make it ;)

And a very good job of making it you have done !!! Thanks Mark   ;)
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Re: Choosing type of linux
« Reply #5 on: November 09, 2018, 01:31:00 pm »
Heh, cheers Don :)
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Re: Choosing type of linux
« Reply #6 on: November 09, 2018, 03:58:13 pm »
Peppermint is lighter on system resources than Mint, so better suited to older PC's (as well as new ones where you want all your resources for applications rather than the OS itself).

Oh, and because I help make it ;)
Nice one Mark no wonder you recommend it. 8) 8)

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Re: Choosing type of linux
« Reply #7 on: November 09, 2018, 04:55:01 pm »
Oddly being on the team sometimes makes it harder to recommend .. I have to be careful I'm not projecting 'MY' usage preferences on the person asking. As well as not wanting to appear self promoting.

Not that it's ever stopped me ;D
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Re: Choosing type of linux
« Reply #8 on: November 11, 2018, 05:35:28 pm »

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Re: Choosing type of linux
« Reply #9 on: November 11, 2018, 08:52:46 pm »
You're most welcome :)
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Re: Choosing type of linux
« Reply #10 on: November 14, 2018, 12:42:31 pm »
I m also using PeppermintOS 9 64bit on my old laptop and its working great! Nicely suggested Mark.

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Re: Choosing type of linux
« Reply #11 on: November 14, 2018, 12:48:49 pm »
Thanks hitman009 .. recommending Peppermint kinda comes naturally for me :)
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