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by milkyspit
Tue Mar 22, 2011 2:08 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Need to free disk space: what can I safely remove?
Replies: 6
Views: 634

Re: Need to free disk space: what can I safely remove?

Thank you, viking, for the suggestions. 4Gb is a very small space for a whole version of LInux Mint (even the lightweight ones). Sad. I remember when an entire Linux distribution could fit nicely in 2GB of disk space... but then, maybe that just serves to date me. I know nothing about file system co...
by milkyspit
Tue Mar 22, 2011 12:22 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Need to free disk space: what can I safely remove?
Replies: 6
Views: 634

Re: Need to free disk space: what can I safely remove?

Honestly, I'd look at Peppermit OS (also based on Ubuntu) or another minimal system. And choose something other than Gnome or KDE to get you some hard drive space back as well (and use less resources). Extra video drivers that are sometimes installed, language packs if you have any on the system, e...
by milkyspit
Tue Mar 22, 2011 11:38 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Need to free disk space: what can I safely remove?
Replies: 6
Views: 634

Need to free disk space: what can I safely remove?

I'm running Linux Mint 10 on an Asus Eee 4G netbook. The 4GB SSD is soldered-in, so no ability to swap it for something larger, and it's not practical to use an external drive on an ongoing basis. My Mint installation at present leaves only 400MB free. This is not good! I'm hoping to free as much as...
by milkyspit
Sun Dec 06, 2009 9:05 pm
Forum: Releases & Announcements
Topic: Linux Mint 8 x64 RC1 Bug Thread
Replies: 36
Views: 13298

Re: Linux Mint 8 x64 RC1 Bug Thread

Installed Linux Mint 8 x64 RC1 on my laptop, a Compaq Presario F572US with Nvidia GO 6100 integrated graphics and 3GB installed RAM. All in all, not bad. Here's what I've found so far, ranked highest to lowest in importance to me... 1. Suspend/resume doesn't quite work. If I close the laptop lid, wa...

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