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Low-Spec Hardware? Try these Desktop Environments
I have selected my pick of desktop environments that are excellent candidates for older hardware. They typically run well on low-spec machines, even a system with a Pentium II 266MHz CPU, a processor that is now 16 years old. All of the desktops are released under freely distributable licenses. If your Linux box feels sluggish in general use, try one of the desktops featured below. It may just save you from discarding a perfectly good machine.

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RuneScape
RuneScape is a MMORPG (Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Game). In RuneScape you can go exploring, or earn a living practising a craft such as cooking or crafting. Many of the characters in the game can give you quests to explore, each with different rewards. Read more

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  • myTracks
    myTracks is an application for the ambitious hobby photographer. The main idea of myTracks is the handling of GPS tracks and their relations to photos taken during the track.
  • Netflix Freak
    (commercial) Netflix Freak is a full-featured Mac OS X application for managing your rental queue that enhances the Netflix experience.
  • NetSupport Assist
    (commercial) NetSupport Assist is a focused classroom management software solution that ensures teachers have the tools they need to monitor, engage and collaborate with their students.
  • Notentabelle
    Notentabelle is for the creation of mark tables for classroom tests, which are evaluated by means of a points rationing scheme.
  • onCourse
    onCourse allows you to track your students, courses and enrolments comprehensively. With minimal training your staff will be able to easily manage the most important information from across your organisation: web site pages, students, enrolments, invoices, tutors and much more.
  • PESviewQL
    PESviewQL is a quick look plugin to preview brother embroidery files (*.pes).
  • ProVoc
    ProVoc is an easy-to-use vocabulary trainer. Behind its simple and user-friendly interface, ProVoc offers a rich variety of unique features that will greatly help you improve your knowledge of any foreign language or technical terminology.
  • pzizz
    (commercial) pzizz combines several different proven techniques to help keep you feeling energized throughout the day. It combines Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP) techniques along with especially composed music, sound effects and a binaural beat to induce a wonderfully relaxed state, similar to that of the Rapid Eye Movement (REM) stage of sleep.
  • Rechnungs Checker
    (shareware) Rechnung is German for bill and Rechnungs Checker is an application for analysing the bills we get with Deutsche Telekom's online itemised billing.
  • Reference Miner
    Reference Miner searches the Internet to find and display reference information from PubMed, Amazon (US, UK, Germany, France, Canada, and Japan), and the Library of Congress. Special features include the display of book cover art (Amazon) and the ability to easily perform complex searches.
  • RUMlog
    RUMlog is a logging, QSL handling and printing tool for your daily use and supports multiple logbooks. It is especially designed for the short wave DXer, but logging on other bands is possible as well. RUMlog includes routines and tables to support you for grey line dxing.
  • RUMped
    RUMped is a logging tool for short wave.Is not designed for the daily QSOs. Currently RUMped supports a DX-pedition mode and some major contests. Including CW and RTTY output and control of some ICOM and Kenwood TRCVRs.
  • Ryan's Math Quiz
    Ryan's Math Quiz is a math reinforcement tool. It's applications are very much in line with flash card use to build confidence and improve proficiency of basic math skills. Ryan's Math Quiz also provides quiz quality reporting for skill assessment and progress monitoring.
  • SAT Vocab Prep
    SAT Vocab Prep was developed to help you prepare for a Scholastic Assessment Test (SAT). A word is chosen at random from over 5,000 words and its description (simple definition) is displayed. You choose the appropriate word from a drop-down menu of five words.
  • Schoolhouse
    Schoolhouse helps keep track of homework, reports, notes, and projects from all of your courses. You can sort and manage your homework with ease. Color code your assignments by due date, priority, or course to give a visual cue of your upcoming deadlines.
  • Seattle Heart Failure Model
    The Seattle Heart Failure Model (SHFM) is a calculator of projected survival at baseline and after interventions for patients with heart failure. SHFM is designed for use by health care providers knowledgeable in cardiac medicine.
  • Shion
    Shion is a home automation application for the Mac platform. Using Shion, you can use your Mac to manage lights and appliances, create snapshots of oft-used environmental configurations, and control your environment from your desktop, other applications, or your iPhone (via the web).
  • Shop'NCook Cookbook Reader
    Shop'NCook Cookbook Reader is a free software to read the cookbooks created with Shop'NCook and Shop'NCook Pro software.
  • So You Know Capitals!
    So You Know Capitals! was developed to help you learn the names of (U.S.A.) State and Country capitals. You can choose to test your knowledge of state capitals or country capitals.
  • Sole Possession
    (commercial) a home inventory cataloger, allowing you to track where all your possessions are as well as providing you with estimated worth reports for insurance purposes in case of fire, theft, etc
  • Solve Elec
    Solve Elec is electricity and electronics software for circuit analysis and resolution.
  • Spanish Vocab
    Spanish Vocab was developed to be a fun way to practice your Spanish vocabulary. The built-in default list includes over 1800 Spanish words and phrases.
  • Speak N Spell
    Speak N Spell was developed to help you practice your spelling abilities.
  • Speed Reading III
    Speed Reading III was developed to help you improve your reading speed.
  • Spine Calculator
    Spine Calculator calculates the spine of a book given the paper thickness and number of pages. It includes presets of several paper thicknesses.
  • starQuiz NetClient
    starQuiz NetClient includes an exciting option ? the ability to give a quiz over a network.
  • starQuiz Reader
    With starQuiz Reader, you can distribute quizzes created with the full version of starQuiz for free. If a person has the starQuiz Reader software on their computer, they can take quizzes starQuiz users send them via e-mail or web?but not edit them. The results are stored and can be sent back for later viewing.
  • Tell Me A Story
    Tell Me A Story speaks a story or text. This could be used for children who can not read or for people with poor eyesight after texts are added to the bookshelf.
  • Terrific Triangles
    Terrific Triangles is a math facts drill-and-practice program that teaches fact families for both addition/subtraction and multiplication/division.
  • ToneTester
    ToneTester is an application that tests hearing. Specifically, it looks for offsets in how each of a person's ears hears pitch (the formal term for this is "binaural diplacusis" or "interaural pitch difference").
  • Travelog
    Travelog lets you view and mark anywhere on the world map. You can capture detailed logs and add photos of your journeys. It is an ideal tool to document your travels.
  • Tri-CATALOG
    (commercial) for cataloging and retrieving files. Tri-CATALOG has specific "Images" features: it creates thumbnail views for all picture files (PICT, TIFF, JPEG, EPS, GIF, PNTG and BMP) and has specific search and display features as well
  • UnCoverIt
    (commercial) UnCoverIt 2 creates covers for your disks, files, and folders, for your iTunes playlists and your iPhoto photo albums. UnCoverIt comes bundled with templates for the most widely used media types as CD-ROM and Zip disk. Additionally UnCoverIt lets you customize the templates or completely design your own templates from scratch.
  • UPCToISBN
    UPCToISBN is a small application that pretty much does what its namesake says: converts the UPC (Universal Product Code) from a book into it's equivalent ISBN (International Standard Book Number).
  • VokabelTrainer
    VokabelTrainer is a little tool to help you learning your vocabularies. It supports saving and loading vocabulary lists to files which is useful for sending or transporting them to another computer. VokabelTrainer is available in German and English.

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