LinuxQuestions.org
Visit Jeremy's Blog.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Newbie
User Name
Password
Linux - Newbie This Linux forum is for members that are new to Linux.
Just starting out and have a question? If it is not in the man pages or the how-to's this is the place!

Notices



Reply
 
Search this Thread
Old 09-07-2003, 02:21 AM   #1
LI-6Y LUCY
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Aug 2003
Distribution: mandrake 9.1
Posts: 12

Rep: Reputation: 0
Question Just a couple of questions...


Hello every 1.
I am just asking i am ving 128 ram how much can i make swap????
another thing from where i can download Kmail and a good download accelerator THNXZ ALOT PPL.
 
Old 09-07-2003, 02:41 AM   #2
XavierP
Moderator
 
Registered: Nov 2002
Location: Kent, England
Distribution: Lubuntu
Posts: 19,176
Blog Entries: 4

Rep: Reputation: 430Reputation: 430Reputation: 430Reputation: 430Reputation: 430
Swap is normally twice your physical RAM (ie 256mb in your case). Kmail is available on your instal disks or, since you are a Mandrake user, drop into a console, and as root, type urpmi kmail.

Don't know about the accelerator as I don't use them.
 
Old 09-07-2003, 10:20 AM   #3
romel
Member
 
Registered: Sep 2003
Location: Bangladesh
Distribution: Debian
Posts: 102

Rep: Reputation: 15
if I make swap 64 MB when my RAM is 128 MB...
is there any problem..
 
Old 09-07-2003, 10:27 AM   #4
david_ross
Moderator
 
Registered: Mar 2003
Location: Scotland
Distribution: Slackware, RedHat, Debian
Posts: 12,047

Rep: Reputation: 65
No problem, but you aren't giving your self much memory You may notice your computer start to slow down more than you would if you had more memory/swap once you have a lot of programs/services running.

As for a download accelerator - I tend to use wget:
wget http://ahost/afile

It doesn't increase the speed much but it is great for resuming dropped or broken connections. It can also do spidered (recursive) downloads too.
 
Old 09-07-2003, 10:33 AM   #5
romel
Member
 
Registered: Sep 2003
Location: Bangladesh
Distribution: Debian
Posts: 102

Rep: Reputation: 15
thanks..
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Couple questions. kuplo Linux - Newbie 0 11-26-2005 11:48 AM
couple of questions?? Lucas10 Linux - Newbie 23 06-04-2005 06:45 PM
a Couple of questions! Nik0s Linux - Newbie 14 01-25-2004 12:01 PM
Couple of questions... p3ngu!n Linux - Newbie 2 11-11-2003 06:41 AM
A couple questions aceman817 Linux - Networking 2 04-25-2001 07:02 PM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:27 PM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
identi.ca: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration