Xubuntu Gutsy Gibbon - Low Resource Showoff - 2007-11-14

Radomir Dopieralski xubuntu at sheep.art.pl
Thu Nov 15 23:03:42 UTC 2007

Thu, Nov 15, 2007 at 10:29:07PM +0200: 
> It also seems that you don't have a session manager.  If you use gdm as your
> session manager, by setting it to do autologin, you save quite a bit of
> memory because it's its UI that uses most of RAM.  Gdm configuring doesn't
> need any init scripts hacking and with autologin you still get the normal
> Gdm login screen when you log out (instead of e.g. shutdown).

I always wondered why gdm doesn't release this memory once you log in...

Radomir `The Sheep' Dopieralski <http://sheep.art.pl>
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