Lubuntu System Requirement

Lars Noodén lars.nooden at
Thu Apr 4 15:27:08 UTC 2013

On 4/4/13 6:22 PM, Ali Linx (amjjawad) wrote:
> Hi Barry and thanks a lot for your email.
> Indeed, with 256MB of RAM, Chrome/Chromium will crash. Chromium actually
> crashes on my Test Laptop with 512MB of RAM. Firefox on low RAM machines as
> far as I noticed is much stable.
> There is a Non-Official Apps for Lubuntu for testing, one of them is a
> browser. If that browser prove itself as a better replacement for Chromium,
> I guess we might see that on the next releases but of course, only if our
> tests will show it is good and we vote for it.
> What is the CPU for that machine?
> I have tested that on two, one is Due Core 1.86GHz with 512MB RAM and the
> other is P4 3.0GHz with less than 512MB RAM and on both machines, Chromium
> crashed either on facebook or Gmail with another tab opened (total 2 tabs)
> and sometimes even one tab.
> Thanks :)

I stopped trying to use Chromium on my 1GB RAM machine.  Between it and
the other applications 1.5 GB was getting used, meaning too much
swapping going on.  As far as I can tell, Firefox has lower memory


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