[lubuntu-devel] Spreadsheet for testing RAM for installing. Was: Re: non pae

Nio Wiklund nio.wiklund at gmail.com
Sun Mar 13 19:13:42 UTC 2016

Hi Henk,

I think the alternate installer might do it with 192MB RAM, which is 
feasible (I have an ancient Compaq with a 128MB card and a 64MB card) :-)

Best regards

Den 2016-03-13 kl. 19:57, skrev Henk Terhell:
> My tests for Xenial daily 2016-03-13 Alternate install :
> - At mem=128M as boot option there was an error during installation and
> it crashed.
> - At mem=224M installation finished without problems. Memory usage is
> 104 MB after boot. (Firefox does run, even with simple YouTube videos).
> Henk
> Op 2016-03-13 om 17:45 schreef Phill. Whiteside:
>> Okies,
>> for ubiquity, we already know it needs more RAM to run, than lubuntu
>> needs to run.... on the 'get lubuntu' page [1] We state under 700MB
>>  RAM is minimum for ubiquity. If you are happy to lower that to 256MB
>> I'm happy to make the edit :)
>> For Alternate, we should be able to probe down to the lowest level
>> that lubuntu will actually run on (with the proviso of a browser
>> eating up resources - which is covered in those notes[2])
>> 1.
>> https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Lubuntu/GetLubuntu%2B1#Types_of_installation
>> 2.
>> https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Lubuntu/Documentation/MinimalInstall+1#Low_Resource_Browser

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