[Dovecot] Linux should be as easy as Windows
dclarke at blastwave.org
Wed Aug 18 18:33:56 EEST 2010
----- Original Message -----
From: Jerry <dovecot.user at seibercom.net>
Date: Wednesday, August 18, 2010 11:03 am
Subject: Re: [Dovecot] Linux should be as easy as Windows
To: dovecot at dovecot.org
> On Wed, 18 Aug 2010 10:07:27 -0400
> Dennis Clarke <dclarke at blastwave.org> articulated:
> > Sometimes things are not and that is okay. GNOME is not XFCE or
> > Fluxbox but we have freedom to choose either. Perhaps by "light" you
> > mean you don't need 32G of memory and a dual socket 12-core Opteron
> > 6100 series machine with some hot NVidia graphics card and 10Gb
> > ethernet to just *barely* install Windows 8. :-)
> I just installed Win7 on a 7 year old Dell 4550 with only 1G of RAM.
I have a new shiney multicore 64-bit machine with an NVidia graphics card etc etc and Win 7 seems to work "okay" with 4G of memory. Performance still sucks compared to Solaris or Debian on the same box but it plays movies well.
I installed Win 7 Ultimate 64-bit which I bought as a non-upgrade box kit. $$$$
> Obviously, since I do not have the latest video cards, etc. installed
> in the PC, certain functions were disabled by default; however, it
> definitely works. I only did the installation to see if it would really
> work, and was pleasantly surprised to see how well it performed. That
> was, of course, on a virgin system (all data erased from drives and
I'll try a old 32-bit box with baseline hardware sometime just to see ... it could be a waste of my time however.
> By the way, Win8 is not even scheduled to be released until at least
> July 1, 2010 and even that is not written in stone.
I as joking. :-)
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