Hardware requirement of Gnucash

Derek Atkins warlord at MIT.EDU
Tue May 30 11:00:18 EDT 2006

Probably not.  Or if it did (because you put on a HUGE swap space)
it would run very very slowly.  My 1.9/svn gnucash process has a virtual
size of 45MB, which 28MB resident in RAM.  Add X and the OS and
the rest of the OS that you need to run and I highly doubt you can
fit it into 32MB.


Quoting Vel <vel.suminguit at gmail.com>:

> Hello!
> I have an old Pentium 75 machine with 32MB RAM collecting dust
> somewhere in my house. (Yeah I know it is antique!) Im thinking of
> using it solely for Gnucash for family financial management. I know
> that there are minimalist Linux distro somewhere that runs even on
> diskettes. But before replacing its Win98 with Linux, I just want to
> know if Gnucash would be able to run in such a machine. What is the
> minimum processor and memory requirement of Gnucash?
> Vel
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