LXLE Release - might be of interest to some

Ioannis Vranos ioannis.vranos at gmail.com
Sun Mar 10 17:47:28 UTC 2013

On Sun, Mar 10, 2013 at 3:28 PM, Lars Noodén <lars.nooden at gmail.com> wrote:
> For a few months, ending yesterday, I was using a 64bit machine with 1GB
> RAM.  For my daily usage, it was about half a GB too small.  I have 3
> or 4 LXterminals, a browser with 10+ tabs, a chat client, Thunderbird
> and occasionally LibreOffice Writer and a second browser.  Most of the
> time it squeaked by with a little swap usage, but occasional actions
> (such as opening a bad marketing PDF) could cause it to thrash.  If I
> were just running one or two apps, I think 1GB could be more than just
> fine.  However, RAM usage seemed to always creep upwards during the
> course of the day.  Chromium-browser was one culprit.
> I switched back to a 4GB machine yesterday and am tracking RAM usage for
> a while.  So far it has been about 2.6 GB.

Are you talking about Lubuntu, or LXLE?

Ioannis Vranos


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