On Thu, 2008-05-29 at 07:31 -0400, Jeffrey B. Layton wrote: > I've inherited an old laptop from my wife that I'd like to > use when I travel (it's fairly small with a 12" screen). The > bad part is that it is maxed out on memory with 384MB. > Has anyone played with using Centos5 on systems with > little memory? We have CentOS 5 running on one Desktop with 384 MB of RAM. Our other 2 Desktops have 512 MB. It runs OK. I doubt that you running it on a Laptop with 384 MB would be any different. Obviously, it will run more slowly, but, it_will_run. I have installed GNOME/KDE and a LOT of stuff, on all 3 boxes and the box with 384 MB does not seem to have any issues.