[SATLUG] OT: Cheryl's System Crash

Todd W. Bucy toddwbucy at grandecom.net
Wed May 20 12:03:16 CDT 2009

If she doesn't have a 3d card then I would go with either the netbook
edition of xubuntu.  just stay away from the gnome or kde versions as
both tend to be resources heavy.


On Wed, 2009-05-20 at 11:54 -0500, Herb Cee wrote:
> Al Castanoli wrote:
> > I think that depends on the implementation - the MacPup 412 version
> > seems fairly tidy.  The netbook remix I mentioned in the post you quoted
> > isn't running compiz-fusion, but rather has a very simple window
> > manager.
> >
> > Al Castanoli
> >   
> Al, FYI Cheryl has an AMD P4 desktop, I think a 1.2G and she has 
> recently upgraded memory to 1.5GB (3x512mb) She has a 19"LCD monitor. 
> She is used to operating the U-8.04 and was happy with it.  As I 
> understood she said 'yes' to the auto upgrade from 8.04 to 9.04 by 
> mistake thinking it was just an update, unfortunately the upgrade 
> failed. Alex says her HD is totally scrambled. I have an extra 60GB HD 
> that I am mailing to her but my first chance to get to town will be the 
> 2nd of next mo. After Alex gets her back running she will have some backup.
> herb

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