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Re: [opensuse] Re: How much memory does Suse need?
  • From: d.gavrilovic <d.gavrilovic@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 1 Dec 2006 23:12:03 -0500
  • Message-id: <38c146350612012012x390f129ek808b9786b66b8890@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
probably 256m is the bare minimum if you want to run KDE or Gnome. I
once tried running 9.x on a 128mb system. Forget it. Unusable.


dg



On 12/1/06, Felix Miata <mrmazda@xxxxxx> wrote:
> On 2006/12/01 19:59 (GMT+0200) Alexey Eremenko apparently typed:
>
> > openSUSE 10.x is more memory intensive than XP. But much less than
> > Windows Vista.
>
> Memory requirement depends on environment. Without X running, 32M is
> probably adequate. With X running, how much RAM is adequate depends on
> which desktop you run and how many apps you keep open at once. So to say
> any OpenSUSE version is more memory intensive than something else is
> just hogwash. Everyone who uses XFCE seems to think 128M is plenty,
> while 128M is barely usable in XP. OTOH, 256M can disappear quickly if
> you use KDE, while XP seems perfectly happy with it.
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