Quote Originally Posted by snowpine View Post
The problem is the applications, not the OS. Firefox, Openoffice, Gnome, etc will be slow on that hardware no matter what the underlying operating system is. One of the reasons Puppy, DSL, etc are considered 'lightweight' is that they do not include these applications.
Indeed, try swapping firefox for something like Galeon or another lighter browser, my PII is quite useable with this, and can still play mp3's at the same time on audacious!