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Post#226 by fulalas » 19 Jun 2018, 03:12

@Rava, it's hard to say the minimum to run the system, since it will depend of the use -- a browser, for instance, can take 1 GB of RAM pretty easily. Here are the measurements of the after-boot:

***Cinnamon x64***
RAM: 437 MB

***KDE x64***
RAM: 410 MB

***LXDE x64***
RAM: 209 MB

***LXQt x64***
RAM: 253 MB

***MATE x64***
RAM: 302 MB

***Openbox x64***
RAM: 146 MB

***Xfce x64***
RAM: 253 MB

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Post#227 by n0ctilucient » 19 Jun 2018, 10:35

How much does Pek use? My guess it's 66% less than Openbox.
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Post#228 by fulalas » 19 Jun 2018, 21:35

I doubt it. Part of this memory consumption is Porteus itself (regardless of the DE). So less than, I guess, 120 MB is not possible even booting into text mode with no DE module loaded.

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Post#229 by n0ctilucient » 19 Jun 2018, 22:53

Then I assume w/ PekWM it is something close to 128mb
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Post#230 by Rava » 21 Jun 2018, 11:23

fulalas wrote:
19 Jun 2018, 03:12
@Rava, it's hard to say the minimum to run the system, since it will depend of the use -- a browser, for instance, can take 1 GB of RAM pretty easily. Here are the measurements of the after-boot:
So, in from - to (or minimum RAM - maximum RAM) we have, for x86-64:

RAM: 146 MB (Openbox x64) - 437 MB (Cinnamon x64)

Do you also have the numbers for i586 versions?
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Post#231 by fulalas » 21 Jun 2018, 21:49

Rava wrote:
21 Jun 2018, 11:23
Do you also have the numbers for i586 versions?
Sorry, no.

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Post#232 by Rava » 21 Jun 2018, 22:57

fulalas wrote:
21 Jun 2018, 21:49
Rava wrote:
21 Jun 2018, 11:23
Do you also have the numbers for i586 versions?
Sorry, no.
does Jay have these?

Update
He wrote me an PM telling me to use Virtual Box. So seems he not has the sizes. :cry:
I presume just checking openbox i586 should give us the smallest MB size. :)
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Post#233 by Rava » 01 Apr 2019, 08:29

In an email to someone I linked to the wikipedia:GraphicsMagick article as well, cause I wrote a script converting digital photos into smaller versions for sending via email, and since I was quite sure the addressee had no idea what GraphicsMagick is. (Addressee is a sufferer from a Severe case of SM-Witless-Useritis :D )

Then I looked a bit on that wikipedia entry, went to wikipedia:Fork (software development (you know how it sometimes goes when you are on the intertubes) and from there sure looked at the first prominently displayed image, "A timeline chart of how Linux distributions have forked": https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/ ... meline.svg

And sure, Porteus is also part of that timeline chart.
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Image Image Image :fine:

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Post#234 by ncmprhnsbl » 01 Apr 2019, 09:19

Rava wrote:
01 Apr 2019, 08:29
And sure, Porteus is also part of that timeline chart.
a bit not accurate though, porteus should branch off slax(which itself should show a rightangle turn into debian territory recently)
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Post#235 by Rava » 01 Apr 2019, 09:24

ncmprhnsbl wrote:
01 Apr 2019, 09:19
a bit not accurate though, porteus should branch off slax(which itself should show a rightangle turn into debian territory recently)
IKR. I did not want to say so since I wanted someone else to spot that inaccuracy. :happy62:

Maybe contact the ones who made it and tell them about it?

Or… do we just not care about that detail?
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Post#236 by francois » 21 Jun 2019, 19:36

Porteus 5.0 rc1 based on slackware current seems to be quite attracting distrowatch ranking going up at 15th https://distrowatch.com/dwres.php?resource=popularity. :D
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