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Re: help



On 01/08/2010 12:04 PM, Alan Cox wrote:
> On Thu, 7 Jan 2010 23:40:16 +0000
> "Joseph L. Casale" <jcasale activenetwerx com> wrote:
> 
>>> we at work have some PC's with 256 MB RAM, the graphical mode doesn't load, so we choice the text mode, but in all machines we get the same error, Anaconda 12.47
>>>
>>> do you have an idea how to solve it?
>>
>> Yeah, add ram. Anaconda needs like 1/2 gig, and nevermind trying to
>> Fedora w/ < 1/2gig as well...
> 
> Text mode install for a minimal system, then installgroup xfce and claws
> and a few other apps instead of evolution and gnome. That's a reasonably
> quick way to debloat Fedora and actually get work done. Useful on bigger
> boxes too as the desktop is much snappier and starts far faster.

That's a really i.nteresting and useful piece of advice that I haven't
heard before.  Thanks a lot, and this needs to be written up on a wall
somewhere.

Andrew.



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