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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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Nautilus
Nautilus is a desktop-management and service-delivery platform for the network user environment (NUE), a framework for making computers easy to use and maintain. Read more

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  • Heavy Gear II
    (commercial) Heavy Gear II is a thrilling combat adventure pitting robot against robot in the distant future. hot
  • Liquid War
    Liquid War is a unique multiplayer wargame, for DOS, Windows and Linux, using Allegro . It is distributed as free software (free speech, not beer), protected by the GPL. hot
  • Scorched3D
    Scorched3D is a game based loosely (or actually quite heavily now) on the classic DOS game Scorched Earth "The Mother Of All Games". Scorched 3D adds amongst other new features a 3D island environment and LAN and internet play. Scorched 3D is totally free and is available for both Microsoft Windows and Unix (Linux, Mac OS X, Solaris etc.) operating systems. Read more hot
  • Balour
    Balour is a cross platform multiplayer 3d game. At the moment it is still under heavy development. In the final game you should shoot each other with small futuristic vehicles (as seen on the screenshots).
  • Barrage
    Barrage is a rather violent action game with the objective to kill and destroy as many targets as possible within 3 minutes. You control a gun that may either fire small or large grenades at soldiers, jeeps and tanks. Targets are fast paced and require careful aiming as it takes half a second to reload the gun.
  • Battalion 2004
    Battalion 2004 is a special version of the Andrew Johnson's Battalion game written in 1994.
  • Dark Horizons: Lore
    (commercial) DH: Lore Invasion puts the player into the very mind of the most lethal war machines ever to engage combat in the war-torn Earth of 2155. Connected by a remote neural link, you control your Mechanized Assault Vehicle (MAV) in a squad of allied warriors while seeking to claim soil for the faction to which you´ve pledged your allegiance.
  • DEFCON
    (commercial) DEFCON is an online, competitive, multiplayer strategy game based around the theme of global thermonuclear war. Read more
  • Interstate Outlaws
    Interstate Outlaws (IO) is a vehicular death match based game created by mostly by college students from the United States, Great Britain, and Australia. It uses Crystal Space, CEL, and ODE. It is written in Python.
  • Mini Tanques
    Mini Tanques is a tank 2D game where you must kill all opponents in a single map level to pass to the next level.
  • OilWar
    In OilWar an evil army is attacking your country and tries to steal your oil. Your mission is to waste the invaders, protect the oil and save your mother land.
  • Orbital Eunuchs Sniper
    Orbital Eunuchs Sniper is an overhead shooting game. You (the Eunuch on the orbital laser platform) are tasked with protecting the VIPs (blue) from the terrorists (red)! Read more
  • TA3D
    TA3D is a clone of Total Annihilation but in real 3D using OpenGL.
  • Tank Command
    Tank Command is a fast paced 2D arcade game in which the player must destroy all of the enemy units. A balance between careful strategy and shoot-em-up action, this game is a fun and exciting way to pass some spare time.
  • ThinkTanks
    (commercial) ThinkTanks is a tank combat game designed to be a blast for the new and experienced gamer. Read more
  • Zero Ballistics
    Zero Ballistics is a unique blend of first person shooter and tank combat, focusing on multiplayer gaming exclusively. Read more



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