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Old 09-17-2008, 09:10 AM   #1
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LXer: 64 MB to 144 MB -- will it make a difference?


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If the question is "how low can you go" in terms of computer memory, it's all about applications. If you stayed in the Linux console and never ran X, just about anybody could be happy with 32 MB of RAM. It might be hard to actually run Linux or a BSD in 16 MB, but I've heard of Linux distributions that will do it, Damn Small Linux, Tom's RtBt and DeLi Linux among them. But as much as the hard-core users talk about how they stay at the command line all the time, it's hard to get much done strictly in a console when you're a regular person.

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