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Fedora-like Linux for Low RAM?

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I need a new OS for an old computer, an about 10 years old x86. I upgraded RAM from 500MB to 2GB, though Windows XP reports 1.99 GB.

I would have installed Fedora, but they say the requirements are at least 4GB RAM. Is there any Linux distro similar to Fedora that works for 1.99 GB RAM?

posted May 31, 2014 by Luv Kumar

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You can try centos, however if I check the release notes of the fedora then it says minimum for Fedora 20 is 1GB system memory.

answer May 31, 2014 by Amit Parthsarthi
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