Classic Computering will be here to stay for some time and Ubuntu , overall, provides a ways and means to carry that on. May have to get an SSD for this guy. Nothing copyright protected of course. Intel L Gigabit Ethernet Controller driver: Testing older machines keeps me busy when there is downtime in current development. One of the core ideas of Ubuntu Development Version is to test ISO images on different machines to those who have access to several different machines. Downloading and installing xenial xerus on a 10 year old Acer Aspire that was marked for scrap is now up and running with compiz and a very fine looking desktop experience.
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May have to get an SSD for this guy. If you get a pae error you may want to try this – https: I have not had very aspirw fails running Ubuntu on older equipment and where I reside – computer parts and accessories are very cheap and I get a lot of stuff for free. Thanks Vent i was getting sooo bored. I think it may work with Mate also.
It is smooth enough not to have to have compiz loaded just for the sake of eye candy. It’s worth checking out. Maybe Mate has a couple of tricks up it’s sleeve. Some individuals have a conservative mindset and want to get the best of what they invested. Testing older machines keeps me busy when there is downtime in current development. Last, but not least, they athdros usually noisy and power hungry heaters, so, why keep them? They will also provide a sub-par browsing experience with both Firefox and Chrome, and those with 10Mbps ethernet are too slow for server or torrenting tasks.
It also is a litmus test for the particular brand of USB I had chose to use for the harddrive.
Cheers If you get a pae error you may want acef try this – https: Downloading and installing xenial xerus on a 10 year old Acer Aspire that was marked for scrap is now up and running with compiz and a very fine looking desktop experience.
Classic Computering will be here to stay for some time and Ubuntuoverall, provides a ader and means to carry that on.
Regards Just a side note zcer the xenial 32bit version daily ubuntu-mate works just fine in standard graphics mode. I often find 10 year old machines so limiting, that they hardly justify investments of time and effort, let alone repairs and upgrades. Right now it runs quite well on XP and an old 32bit xubuntu. Some people like prayer hours and holy hours and that little PC with Lucid on it has yet to fail.
I work with some seniors and they basically just want to check their e-mails, transfer pictures from their slabs and print documentsall of which can be accomplished with ubuntu on older machines. As kurt pointed out.
It is currently employed at a local retirement home where it plays Gregorian Chants on YouTube for a resident that lives there. Thanks Vent I am still waiting for the servers to calm down 18 hrs to Download: I installed Lucid Lynx It’s really too slow for desktop use but is doing yeoman service as a torrent box.
It 36620 right out of the box. I might have to excavate an old P4 from its grave, and install ubuntu-mate 32bit. They are not really suitable as media hubs for the lack of codec and driver support, since most will struggle with p or above videos.
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One of the core ideas of Ubuntu Development Version is to test ISO images on different machines to those who have access to several different machines. Don’t throw out that old tower or laptop just yet: I rebuilt it with scrap parts.
It runs like a charm on a 8 year Toshiba System: I am being off topic on my own thread nothing new: Nothing copyright protected of course. I have a few resource-limited community distro.