Linked by Davon Shire on Wed 23rd Feb 2005 21:51 UTC
Editorial Amazing is the recent interest in full, live, operating systems that can fit on a 50 MB CD-ROM. It's totally astounding that they can cram so much onto such a tiny disk. But wait.. let's run back to the days of old.. back to say 1988.
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Smaller And Faster System
by bagan jermal on Fri 25th Feb 2005 09:09 UTC

after reading this article, i could not help to eliminate the possibility that the author really frustrated with his computer system. as such, it use it to channel his frustration in a very honest way.
as of for, i do agree that the linux become bloat (i will not say windows because it is not nice to say bad thing to a retarded product). but the best part is, you can make it run with no bloatation.
here my story: at 2000, i grab a hold of Linux Suse 8.0. and install it on my pentium 100 with 32 meg memory. i run X with FVWM and it work very fast compare with Windows system. i'm very happy with the system.
so, fast forward to 2004. i have a pentium 4. i install it with mandrakelinux. the system, not as fast as before in 2000 but still i can do work stuff on it. and had no complain but the loading of the system that take a long time and the system slowed down when trying to run something.
maybe i'm just lazy but i know that i could make it faster but i do not want to try it because the box i use as a experiment on so many things that mandrake like to offer. i just let it run slow, as long i could try something new. the pentium 100 that i use is for my project assignment and other important stuff. i do not have time for anything else. until there is something very important that i would like to do on my pentium 4 box, i'll bite downed all the unnecassary stuff.

or, maybe not. :-)