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Re: Is 64MB enough?

On 9 May 05 11:18:12 GMT, John Moore <john7919@hotmail.com> wrote:
> I'm a total Linux newbie who'd like to install Linux on my really old PC. It 
> has 64MB of RAM and a 4GB hard disk. The installation documentation I've 
> read at debian.org seems to indicate that this is sufficient. Is that right? 

If you want to set it up as a desktop system you will be pushing your
luck. It can be done but you will learn to live with swapping.

As a home server (firewall/router/gateway/fileserver, no GUI) it will
be just fine.

It would also be more than adequate as a thin client.

Frank Copeland
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