[CS-FSLUG] Not about Linux or is it?

edoc7 edoc7 at verizon.net
Wed Aug 23 19:04:42 CDT 2006

 > Raphaël Pinson wrote:
> Le Dimanche 20 Août 2006 01:53, Jim Isbell, W5JAI a écrit :
>> That is interesting.  But, it states that it includes 4GB of software.
>>  That is one of the main problems.  XP will run in under 2GB and on a
>> 5.7BG drive that leaves me with only 3.7GB.  Not nearly enough.  So
>> much for the myth that Windows is a memory hog.
> Yes, Windows will come empty and unusable under 2GB while a Linux system will 
> come full of useful software with 4GB... It's all a matter of whether you use 
> your computer to store files or you really intend to use programs on it...
> However, I have made 1GB installs on Linux in the past, that were fully usable 
> already, including even a basic KDE.

Puppy Linux comes with the operating system and lots of apps
in 70MB, yes I typed megabytes and *not* gigabytes.

The MS version of windows could never do that.

Puppy will boot from a CD, USB memory stick, and even a
SD or CF card!


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