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A Memory Comparison of Light Linux Desktops – Part 2

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http://www.linuxquestions.org – Quote: In my previous article I’ve tried to investigate the RAM memory requirements for running some of the most common light window managers and desktop environments available in the Linux world. Prompted by a number of readers, I’ve decided to include also the big, well-known memory hogs that grab most of the Linux market, i.e. KDE, Unity and Gnome 3. I am using the same setup, based on virtenv. It includes its own xserver (Xephyr) and a virtualization container (LXC). I use free command to measure the memory before and after the WM/DE is started. The computer is an o (HowTos)