[Debian-eeepc-devel] http://wiki.debian.org/DebianEeePC/FAQ: How much RAM do I need?

Tomaž Šolc tomaz.solc at tablix.org
Thu Aug 7 07:24:43 UTC 2008

Damyan Ivanov wrote:
> -=| Paul Menzel, Wed, Aug 06, 2008 at 12:14:16PM +0200 |=-
>> I am reading through the FAQ. In the answer of “How much RAM do I
>> need?” [1] I would be interested in some numbers for or references to
>> the power usage or impact on battery life of different memory modules.
> I have 701 with 512M RAM + 200M swap
> Currently running iceweasel and gnome-terminal (under lxde/openbox 
> session).

I have 701 with 512M RAM and no swap. I run a minimal Gnome desktop and
so far haven't had any problems. Because of the small screen I don't run
many applications at once. I usually run Iceweasel and Icedove or have
an OpenOffice document opened.

Best regards

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