Problem installing from alternate CD

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Sun Feb 10 19:12:10 UTC 2013

i've had no problem with virtual machines but i did recently put 13.04 on an amd64 hp pavilion dv5000 and ubiquity really seemed to choke on the install. i ended up using alternate. runs fine, but we've always known the graphical installer was a hog.


On Thu, 7 Feb 2013 18:06:02 +0000
Phill Whiteside <PhillW at> wrote:
> this is at odds with what I see on my VM..
> This has my browser open and out of the 512K RAM allocated to it, it still
> has ~ 275K cached up. I know owing to registered bug [1] that Chromium has
> a memory leak on sites such as the BBC. It is present in Ffox, but to a
> less marked degree.
> On 7 February 2013 17:42, Lars Noodén <lars.nooden at> wrote:
> > On 02/07/2013 07:04 PM, Aere Greenway wrote:
> > > 512 Megabytes of RAM used to be the 'gold-standard' for all of the
> > > Ubuntu variants, but that, alas, is no longer the case.  And I realize
> > > there is little Lubuntu can do to shield us from the ever-increasing
> > > memory requirements of the Linux kernel.
> > I've been noticing that my low-end daily use is around 1.1 - 1.5 GB RAM
> > on AMD64.  That is unfortunate because my machine only has 1GB and I
> > have to rely on swap for the rest.  That just with a mail client, a web
> > browser, and a chat client.  A second browser and an SIP client add
> > further.

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