[rescue] Never thought I'd ask this

Phil Stracchino phil.stracchino at speakeasy.net
Mon Oct 22 13:04:12 CDT 2007

Jonathan C. Patschke wrote:
> On Mon, 22 Oct 2007, Phil Stracchino wrote:
>> OK, the download page I originally got to SAID that the live-CD
>> installer requires 320MB RAM to perform an installation.  Subsequently
>> someone pointed me at the "alternate" installer CD, and I can no longer
>> find the page that said it requires 320MB to install.
> http://releases.ubuntu.com/7.10/

Yup, that's the one.

> It lists the 320MB requirement for the "Desktop CD", likely due to the
> truckload of GNOME garbage it includes.

Yup, I figured that was the cause:  Teh Bloat.

        Phil Stracchino                CDK#2
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