The Fast-Food Syndrome: The Linux Platform is Getting Fat

Posted by dave on Jun 10, 2004 3:52 AM EDT
OSnews; By Bob Marr
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Consider these memory requirements for Fedora Core 2, as specified by Red Hat: Minimum for graphical: 192MB and Recommended for graphical: 256MB Does that sound any alarm bells with you? 192MB minimum? I've been running Linux for five years (and am a huge supporter), and have plenty of experience with Windows, Mac OS X and others. And those numbers are shocking -- severely so. No other general-purpose OS in existence has such high requirements. Linux is getting very fat.

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