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Hey,

I found this: Xubuntu

Its ubuntu but with the xcfe interface instead of gnome. Im downloading it now - should be pretty good. Be warned - it's still in its beta.

It should make a good find for an older computer - Xfce uses less resources than gnome.
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looks good
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Very good, in fact.

Note, however, if you have Ubuntu intstalled already, you can use APT to install XFCE if you really want it. (Just incase someone thinks the frontend is unchangeable.)

XFCE will run very nicley on older computers, I'm running Ubuntu 5.10 with XFCE on my PIII Laptop with 128mb of RAM, very quick.
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Yeah if you already have ubuntu installed

sudo apt-get install xfce4

or for fluxbox

sudo apt-get install fluxbox

or for KDE (Kubuntu)

sudo apt-get install kde

Then you can shoose which you want.

But if dont have it already installed, then you can download on disk.
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