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Will KDE 3.5.5 be too slow for my computer? Its a Dell Dimension Desktop, Pentium III 1.8ghz processor with 512 mb system RAM and 64 mb video RAM. BTW, this ...
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    Will KDE 3.5.5 be too slow?


    Will KDE 3.5.5 be too slow for my computer? Its a Dell Dimension Desktop, Pentium III 1.8ghz processor with 512 mb system RAM and 64 mb video RAM.

    BTW, this is on a live-cd.

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    LiveCDs tend to run slow anyway, in my opinion.

    They are good for seeing what Linux looks like, and for using in emergency situations, but I prefer hard disk installation for real Linux. I don't personally think KDE will run overly slow on your machine, though.
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    Yeah, its not for real use, I just want to explore linux.

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    It's a live CD, so the worst that will happen is your computer can't handle it and you have to re-boot. I've had some live CD's give me a screen of dots on some computers and work flawlessly on others. It really just depends it the live cd works with your graphics card.
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    From what I've read, you should be more than fine.
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