On Wed, Feb 29, 2012 at 4:36 PM, Andrew Haley <aph(a)redhat.com> wrote:
On 02/29/2012 01:07 PM, Gordan Bobic wrote:
>> Fedora at least runs just fine with 256Mb of RAM. I have a few devices
>> > with such spec that will happy run a UX on them, the XO-1 is one
>> > example.
> Define "runs just fine", please. Default desktop environment with some
> commonly used applications like Firefox and Thunderbird? My Thunderbird
> expands to over 150MB of RAM when it loads.
Yeah, but the desktop has nothing to do with Linux per se; you
have to think about what the Raspberry Pi is for. You absolutely
don't need to do your email on it or run a desktop on it.
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My only concern is how well will it run xbmc with fedora.
RaspberryPi target audience is not mainstream desktop but primary
school education and enthusiasts/hackers/tinkerers type of people.
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