[plug] Fedora Core 3 update
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Mon May 16 21:12:41 WST 2005
I run FC 3 on a single processor P2 300mhz with only 128 ram with
XFCE4. Little slow to do things graphically, but works well command
It's only really used as in internal webserver for me to test on at
the moment. anyone willing to part with an old P3?
On 5/16/05, Daniel Pearson <gpearson at iinet.net.au> wrote:
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Gavin Chester" <gavinchester1 at hotmail.com>
> To: "plug" <plug at plug.org.au>
> Sent: Monday, May 16, 2005 8:49 PM
> Subject: Re: [plug] Fedora Core 3 update
> > On Mon, 2005-05-16 at 20:05 +0800, Craig Ringer wrote:
> >> Daniel Pearson wrote:
> > -snip-
> >> > Its now just a matter of deciding whether or not I'll put X on it..
> >> > its a P3 600, with 320mb ram IIRC..
> >> Should be fine to run even a full desktop environment. I'd personally be
> >> inclined to drop XFCE4 on it though and save some RAM for other things
> >> that way.
> > Very do-able, if you're wanting reassurance ;-) I run FC3 on a PII 450
> > Xeon as my a dual-purpose workstation / K12LTSP server, albeit with 1Gb
> > of RAM. I even used KDE 3.1 for a short time (out of habit), but
> > happily converted to Xfce4 because things would bog down a bit after
> > long uptimes. That drag doesn't happen with Xfce4, so I'm sold on it.
> > Regards, Gavin.
> Very nice, I like the sound of that :-)
> Is it something that can be chosen during install, or will I need to just
> select no WM, and then manually install it (using YUM or some such thing)
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