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How low can you go?

Postby belovedmonster » Sat Jan 26, 2008 7:37 pm

Just what sorta specs do I need to run Fluxbox Mint? How low can I go? I've got an idea of putting this on some really ancient hardware I have lying around but I wanna know if I'm trying to resurrect stuff that even Fluxbox wont work.

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Re: How low can you go?

Postby Husse » Sun Jan 27, 2008 3:25 pm

It needs a bit more than the least resource hungry editions
No idea how low you can go with the cpu, but at least a PII
RAM could go with 128 MB but I would not recommend it. If you create a swap partition before you install or with Knoppix or DSL before you boot the live CD it helps
Hard disk at least 5 GB
Video card - again I don't know how far back you could go, but the problem getting drivers is probably the limiting factor here unless you want to use vesa
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