New to Linux

Jonas Norlander jonorland at
Tue Mar 24 22:25:30 UTC 2009

On Tue, Mar 24, 2009 at 9:37 PM, Matthew Flaschen
<matthew.flaschen at> wrote:
> Mario Andes wrote:
>> Hi Samir,
>> as you have recognized, linux or unix systems in general let you be freetoi decide
>> what you need, get what you need.
>> With a CPU like yours almost everything is possible ;-)
>> You could put more memory in your PC and (K)Ubuntu will run better than now.
>> But linux systems as they are like unix systems (files are handled differently)
>> don't need much memory to work.
> Exactly how do you think a UNIX-style filesystem allow you to use
> significantly less memory for applications?

I'm not sure what he mean but i think that with all shared libraries
useded in a Linux system, the same amount of application in Windows
will take more space on disk and RAM then the Linux system.

/ Jonas

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