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Re: Debian PC Requirements

On Thu, Apr 11, 2002 at 11:04:15AM -0400, Derek Broughton wrote:
> James Hirschorn wrote:
> >On Wed, Apr 10, 2002 at 05:41:10PM -0400, Derek Broughton wrote:
> >
> >>Nobody, but nobody, needs 1GB for a swap :-)  (somebody will now tell me 
> >>how they DO :-) )
> >>
> >>
> >
> >What? I found that one 2GB swap partition was not enough. After letting a 
> >KDE session run for a couple of days, with 8 desktops and numerous apps, 
> >2GB swap easily gets used up. However, as soon as I log out of the session 
> >most of the swap memory is freed. Is this not normal behaviour?
> LOL.  I knew somebody would be able to contradict me.  The guy I share 
> an office with would probably manage to do the same.  8 desktops?  I 
> only configure two, and practically never use the second.  I just don't 
> keep apps open.  Too much experience with Windows where that would be an 
> open invitation to serious failure, I guess.  But I also dislike the 
> clutter of having all those apps open.  How do you ever figure out what 
> you've got open?

Its not very hard: one desktop for e-mail, one for web browsers, one for 
Konqueror file browser, one for IDE (Kdevelop), etc ... (I always use the same 
desktop number for a given task.)


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