> I have a Compaq 4100 486-100MHz with 100MB of RAM, 16GB HD (primary
> master, and a 56x CD-ROM (primary slave). I am installing Redhat 7.2
> that I got from cheapbytes.com. I like the KDE desktop, so I am using
> that instead of Gnome.
> If I install it as a workstation, it runs fairly fast. If I use the
> install everything option. it runs like a herd of turtles. Clearly
> it is running some or all of the extra programs on bootup.
> In DOS I can edit CONFIG.SYS and AUTOEXEC.BAT so that most programs
> just sit on the disk instead of running and using CPU cycles. In NT
> I can do the same by editing the registry and turning off services
> from the control panel. How do I do the same in Linux, (preferably
> through one of the KDE menus)? I have tons of hard disk space and
> I want to be able to run any available RH 7.2 program without asking
> myself whether I installed it on my hard disk.