All About Linux: How Much Memory is Enough Memory ?
Dec 16, 2005, 03:15 (11 Talkback[s])
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"I remember the time around 5 years back when I had a system
which had only 32 MB RAM. I still have this machine which has since
been upgraded to sport 96 MB RAM. But even when this machine had
only 32 MB RAM, I was able to install and play games on it, work on
a word processor and also browse the internet. In fact, I remember
that I was successful in loading X windows with just 32 MB memory.
Of course, GNOME took a lo..oong time but a bare bones window
manager like twm was quite fast to load.
"From that time of 32 MB memory, the PCs as well as technology
has come a long way. Now PC's come preloaded with atleast 256 MB