I'm Building a $200 Linux Desktop

Evans Jahja smkururu at rocketmail.com
Sun Apr 12 04:46:00 UTC 2009

Patton Echols wrote:
> On 04/10/2009 11:35 PM, Knapp wrote:
>> Around here they are selling 4gb ram for 25$ euros. I would spend the
>> extra 10 bucks and get 4 not 2, if you ever plan to do any gimp work
>> or want to run a bunch of apps at the same time. On the other hand you
>> can survive with 2 for sure.
> Sure more is better, and at that price I agree with the idea.  But I am 
> running on a 2ghz celeron laptop with 756 meg of ram.  Gimp works fine, 
> cinelerra can  render video, and as I type I have several things running 
> at once.  I'm certain that 2g will work fine.
If you DO want to make a good performance, high end desktop, use lots of 
SSD and RAID them, they'll give you very good speed and storage,but 
you'll need the alternate version of ubuntu, if you use ubuntu.


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