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Old 09-07-2003, 01:21 AM   #1
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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, 01:41 AM   #2
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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, 09:20 AM   #3
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if I make swap 64 MB when my RAM is 128 MB...
is there any problem..
Old 09-07-2003, 09:27 AM   #4
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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.
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