R_Head wrote:I can say I am new to Mint. Will like to use it on an older PC with a Pentium 4; what would be a reasonable amount of RAM? Tried on a Dell D600 with 512 MB RAM and did not wanted to load at all; just hung.
Sometimes our sysadmin here gets a bit zealous, R_Head. I myself prefer to go to the horse's mouth:
Linux Mint Team at their blog wrote:System requirements:
x86 processor (Linux Mint 64-bit requires a 64-bit processor. Linux Mint 32-bit works on both 32-bit and 64-bit processors).
----> 512 MB RAM (1GB recommended for a comfortable usage).
5 GB of disk space
Graphics card capable of 800×600 resolution
CD/DVD drive or USB port
He means well, though.
Now, repeat after me, and keep saying it until you believe it:
"Regardless of what the logo says in the OP of this thread, and regardless of what Dedanna has said before at the forum, and regardless of the repositories that Mint uses, Mint is NOT Ubuntu... Mint is NOT Ubuntu... Mint is NOT Ubuntu..."