Ubuntu on XO-1.5
Yang Ha Nguyen
cmpitg at gmail.com
Fri Sep 10 06:05:44 EDT 2010
On Fri, Sep 10, 2010 at 09:00:59AM +1000, James Cameron wrote:
>On Thu, Sep 09, 2010 at 06:39:32PM +0700, Yang Ha Nguyen wrote:
>> Puppy Linux should be better than Ubuntu on XO since it's much more
>Sounds like you haven't tried what I built then. I've not included
>everything Ubuntu includes.
No, I have not. I don't have an XO to try, but according to what you
>> On Wed, Sep 1, 2010 at 11:24 PM, James Cameron <quozl at laptop.org> wrote:
>>> The desktop build is GNOME based, is 284 MB compressed, 814 MB
>>> installed, and is built on a 2 GB partition size.
>>> The minimal build avoids X and contains only text virtual consoles, is
>>> 138 MB compressed, 258 MB installed, and is built on a 512 MB
>>> partition size.
I don't think 814 MB (GUI) is considered to be lightweight, especially
it runs GNOME; JVM or IceVM is much less resource hunger and has faster
response. With 256 MB memory of XO-1, Puppy should run quite well
without even installing into XO's flash memory. It might be just the
matter of taste, but for me, Ubuntu could not be Puppy's opponent on
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