[Lubuntu-qa] Minimum and recommended RAM to install Lubuntu Trusty

JM meets at gmx.fr
Thu Mar 27 08:39:12 UTC 2014

On Thu, 27 Mar 2014 12:29:56 +0400
Ali Linx <ali.linux at amjjawad.net> wrote:

> That said, as per my +3 years endless tests, the Recommended RAM for 
> Lubuntu 'must be' IMHO = 512MB
> If you will ever mention 'minimum' then you should mention too that: 
> "please note that your machine will not work as expected after installing."
> Let's be 'extra' clear when we're dealing with our users if we do care 
> about them. This is 'very' important IMHO.
> To me, it is totally non-sense to even waste time to test that on less 
> than 256MB RAM simply because your machine will not handle one open tab 
> say Facebook or Gmail. As for YouTube, you should mention a huge red 
> label note that those with less than 512MB should forget YouTube and 
> watching movies.


I clearly agree with that, which might in some cases not be even enough, as the hardware
when old would often need some checks and some care.


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