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[xubuntu] Xubuntu with Gala, Slingshot, Plank: notes

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http://ubuntuforums.org – Why: Speed and ease of use. I have an old HP Pavilion DV600 computer, with 1GB RAM and 100 MB HD. It's not my primary computer, just something to mess around with. In the past I found Xubuntu to be a good compromise of speed, ease of use and availability of apps. When Elementary OS Luna Beta came out, I tried that and liked the look. However, it wasn't particularly fast and I couldn't get my networked printer to work. Xubuntu with Gala feels faster than Xubuntu alone or Elementary Luna alone. With Slingshot and Plank it looks like Elementary. How: add Elementary repos from terminal Code: (Hardware)