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Old 9th May, 2009, 02:10 PM
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Ubuntu and memory

I'm getting an older Toshiba laptop that I'll just havas a bachup. I'm trying to figure out which OS would be the best and I thought I rembered that Ubuntu had low requirments. Will it run ok on 256MB PC-133 SDRAM?
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Xubuntu, for one, would have fewer resource demands because of the XFCE desktop rather than GNOME.
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Xubuntu, for one, would have fewer resource demands because of the XFCE desktop rather than GNOME.
I've got Ubuntu 8 but I'll go get Xubuntu and give it a go. Thanks
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I would say Xubuntu as well.
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Thanks guys. I've downloaded it and I just got home with the laptop. I'm on that now. I'll go burn Xubuntu and install it on this thing right now!
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I think I popped it on an old Celeron system about 8 months ago and played with it. I have to say... it ran just fine and smooth.

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