Tuning for very little RAM
corky1951 at comcast.net
Wed Jan 6 17:40:26 UTC 2010
On Wed 06 Jan 2010 at 09:21:06 PST Charlie Kester wrote:
>For some ideas on which apps to try, look at the apps bundled in some of
>the Linux distros that target small machines.
>http://bengross.com/smallunix.html has a good list of these distros.
Hmm, I probably should have checked that reference more thoroughly
before using it here. It's not as helpful for these purposes as I
Instead, I recommend googling for "lightweight linux apps". It's a
frequently-discussed topic, and the people involved seem to love making
lists. Most of the apps mentioned are in the FreeBSD portstree, so don't
be put off by the fact that the discussion is usually confined to Linux.
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