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  • I can't speak highly enough of gentoo.

    I run it on an IBM thinkpad 600. P2/266, 288megs ram, 5gig drive. I had been running Redhat 7.2 on it. X was a nightmare. Slow, unresponsive. You could watch things draw on the screen.

    I did a stage1 install of Gentoo on it (That's the compile everything install) and have never looked back.

    I use a rather lengthy set of optimizations in make.conf, but the difference is astounding. I now use this machine with XFree 4.2.0, KDE3.0.1, Mozilla 1.0RC1 (from binary, not compi

    • I have Gentoo running on my G4 tower here at work; right this moment, I'm running MOL (Mac-On-Linux), happily listening to and watching iTunes in eye-candy mode in one X window while booted up under Linux. It's as fast as it was without Linux, and MOL actually works (which it never did on any other distro).

      I'm a happy camper, I am. I can't recommend it enough.