[ubuntu-uk] Ubuntu Plans

paul sutton zleap at zleap.net
Wed Mar 7 21:47:18 UTC 2012


On 07/03/12 14:37, Liam Proven wrote:
> On 7 March 2012 14:12, Colin Law <clanlaw at googlemail.com> wrote:
>> Not that low for Linux, I have linux on a machine with 12MB (12
>> Megabytes) of RAM and an SD card, operating as a 1-wire server for my
>> weather station.  It is a Linksys WRT54G router running OpenWRT.
>> Running top via ssh I see it is using about half the RAM, including
>> 1.3MB for top.
> Well, true, but there's not much s/w development you could do in that
> space, and it's hardly an enticing prospect for C21 schoolkids, is it?
>
>
I had an early slackware and i think slackware 3.4 running on a 486 sx
with 8 mb ram, even had x working  that was back in the early 90's I
dual booted with DOS / Win3.1. Not that I am suggesting we go back to
the 2.0 - tree of course.

Paul

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