Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 22nd May 2009 20:29 UTC
Linux The ideas in this article may help you breathe life (and some additional security) into your old machines and make better use of Linux on aging hardware. A lack of physical memory can severely hamper Linux performance. Llearn how to accurately measure the amount of memory your Linux system uses. You also get practical advice on reducing your memory requirements using an Ubuntu system as an example.
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RE: Beat me
by bob_bipbip on Mon 25th May 2009 19:27 UTC in reply to "Beat me"
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no, i cannot.
because my target is "powerfull machine" (yes, to compare, p4 1,2ghz, 256mb ram ...) i only could go to 47mb after a free. but i only use ubuntu/debian app in offical repos. no (re)compile.
an yes, i can print, remote x and transfert files (with ssh/scp) ;)

since i add ram to go to 768 (oh my god, huge!!!), in fact, i didn't add anything but preload.
since, i can use modern app (firefox, i used these before, but it swaped. i like to use modern app to be "compatible" with Microsoft world.
with preload, this laptop is very very sppedy ;)

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