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Month: February 2012

Re: [trinity-devel] KControl and the confusing mess it has become.

From: Darrell Anderson <humanreadable@...>
Date: Mon, 6 Feb 2012 16:25:48 -0800 (PST)
> This isn't necessarily true. I've been running a somewhat
> stripped down (no compositing or Nepomuk/Strigi)
> KDE4.4/Debian Squeeze installation on a ~6 year old Thinkpad
> T42 (PM@...) for the past year or so. The system has
> 'only' 512MB of RAM, and rarely uses it all! (idles at about
> 200 in fact.) I have another modest system running KDE4.7 on
> SUSE that idles at 220MB used. I haven't done any real
> optimization on these systems, just disabled desktop effects
> and Nepomuk/Strigi. Now, I still wouldn't use it on anything
> *really* old, but KDE4's certainly more capable on older
> hardware than it gets credit for.

I don't consider any system with a CPU of 1 GHz or faster to be old. :)

You say only 512 MB of RAM. I'm curious what system services are running or what the system is like when running several apps.