Darrell Anderson wrote: > 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. > > Darrell > > As I type this (web browser, mail client, IRC, and a PDF open) 300MB of RAM is used in total, and the system is snappy and responsive. Firing up an Akonadi-using application increases RAM usage to about 380MB. All the typical services/daemons (NetworkManager, HAL, udev, etc.) are running, just no Nepomuk/Strigi, and no KWin compositor.