On Mon 30 Aug 2004 11:22, Conor Wynne wrote:
> > I missed your previous e-mail but Niall pointed out that you
> > mentioned running OOo; OOo eats menory. It really does. I have a
> > laptop with 256MB and a desktop with 512MB and the difference that
> > OOo causes to overall speed is easily observed between the two.
>> I disagree, I use(d) 256MB on mdk10, kernel 2.6.xxx and it was very
> happy with 256MB. I only recently added an extra 128MB but that was
> just to speed the load times in enemy territory.
>> Adding more RAM will help if you run loads of apps simultaenously,
> but I think you have another issue in there. Tried upgrading the
> installed packages? There were some new bugfixes for KDE the other
That's a fair point considering I usually have many applications open at
the same time, especially on my laptop where I prefer to suspend rather
than reboot when moving about.
Perhaps if the original poster gave us some more information:
specifically the output of the command 'free' so we caould see the
amount of memory and swap in use.
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