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Old 1st March 2009
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Default Everex/via chipped viablility


I picked up one of those cheap Everex computers with the Via, formerly cyrix CPUs and I'm getting tired of the gOS/UBUNTU/enlightenment that came stock. A lot of apps crash, especially firefox and I'm just not as familiar with it as I am with FreeBSD. So does anyone have any idea if FreeBSD and one of the X-window managers are a viable option for this system?


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Yes, no problems. They are, as far as software is concerned, standard i686 cpus. If you have more linux experience, one of the more lightweight distros will also work find. Ubuntu has a small distro named Xubuntu (ubuntu with a XFCE window manager)
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