[SATLUG] Light version of Linux

Andy wg5o at sbcglobal.net
Tue Aug 13 17:01:05 CDT 2013


Look at PUPPY.

Andy Pickens


On 08/13/2013 04:13 PM, Bernie Reyes wrote:
> I tried to install Ubuntu ver 12 on my old laptop that has a Penium 4 - 3.2
> mhz with 2 gb of ram.
>
> It works, but very slowly.  I was thinking I could use a lighter flavor of
> Linux.  I tried to go to Xubuntu and download that.  I did and I tried to
> copy it to a cd and dvd. It didn't work.  It said that it's an ISO
> download, but when I tried to copy it, it didn't give me a choice as to
> what type of copy I wanted.  When turned on the laptop with the dvd in it,
> it looks at it but nothing loads.  I do have the bios to load from the CD
> as the first option.
>
> I went to the computer show to get a copy from one of you, but there was no
> one from SA Linux there.  How can I get a light version of Linux?
>
> Bernie Reyes
>
>
>
> On Thu, Aug 8, 2013 at 12:00 PM, <satlug-request at satlug.org> wrote:
>
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>>     1. Re: Linux and Google's Chromecast (Craig)
>>     2. Re: Linux and Google's Chromecast (Craig)
>>     3. Re: Linux and Google's Chromecast (Don Jones)
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>> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
>> From: Craig <sargonemail at gmail.com>
>> To: "The San Antonio Linux User's Group Mailing List" <satlug at satlug.org>
>> Cc:
>> Date: Thu, 8 Aug 2013 11:52:54 -0500
>> Subject: Re: [SATLUG] Linux and Google's Chromecast
>> Perhaps a "recursive" demo on live video feed of a presentation while
>> doing a "live" video feed of the presentation could be a future satlug
>> demo ->
>> https://plus.google.com/u/0/110558071969009568835/posts/5fWK26rqitc
>> Perhaps with a nod/slant to a prior discussion about "electronically
>> upgrading"
>> overhead slides to be "presentable" on a tablet/pad.
>>
>> If the idea of running a web server in a web browser seems "weird/unusual",
>> take a look at http://techie-buzz.com/foss/run-linux-in-your-browser.html
>>
>> Craig
>>
>> A few references:
>> http://nodecasts.org/
>> http://nodecasts.net/
>>
>> http://nodetuts.com/
>>
>> http://net.tutsplus.com/tutorials/javascript-ajax/this-time-youll-learn-node-js/
>> http://www.similarsitesearch.com/alternatives-to/nodecasts.org
>> http://www.nodecloud.org/
>>
>> On 8/3/13, Craig <sargonemail at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Leapcast emulates Chromecast in your Chrome browser ->
>>> https://github.com/dz0ny/leapcast
>>>
>>
>>
>> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
>> From: Craig <sargonemail at gmail.com>
>> To: "The San Antonio Linux User's Group Mailing List" <satlug at satlug.org>
>> Cc:
>> Date: Thu, 8 Aug 2013 11:58:15 -0500
>> Subject: Re: [SATLUG] Linux and Google's Chromecast
>> No need for chrome -> https://github.com/entertailion/Fling
>>
>> On 8/3/13, Craig <sargonemail at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Leapcast emulates Chromecast in your Chrome browser ->
>>> https://github.com/dz0ny/leapcast
>>>
>>
>>
>> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
>> From: Don Jones <n5wsw at yahoo.com>
>> To: The San Antonio Linux User's Group Mailing List <satlug at satlug.org>
>> Cc:
>> Date: Thu, 8 Aug 2013 09:59:19 -0700 (PDT)
>> Subject: Re: [SATLUG] Linux and Google's Chromecast
>> Thank Craig, now that using your noddle heck yeah a great project !!!!!!
>>
>> Thank you,
>>
>> Don :-)
>>
>> Donald Lee Jones
>> 122 Saratoga Dr.
>> San Antonio, Texas 78213-3543
>> Cell Telephone (210) 374-1776
>> n5wsw at yahoo.com or dj1072 at txstate.edu
>>
>>
>> ________________________________
>>   From: Craig <sargonemail at gmail.com>
>> To: The San Antonio Linux User's Group Mailing List <satlug at satlug.org>
>> Sent: Thursday, August 8, 2013 11:52 AM
>> Subject: Re: [SATLUG] Linux and Google's Chromecast
>>
>>
>> Perhaps a "recursive" demo on live video feed of a presentation while
>> doing a "live" video feed of the presentation could be a future satlug
>> demo ->
>> https://plus.google.com/u/0/110558071969009568835/posts/5fWK26rqitc
>> Perhaps with a nod/slant to a prior discussion about "electronically
>> upgrading"
>> overhead slides to be "presentable" on a tablet/pad.
>>
>> If the idea of running a web server in a web browser seems "weird/unusual",
>> take a look at http://techie-buzz.com/foss/run-linux-in-your-browser.html
>>
>> Craig
>>
>> A few references:
>> http://nodecasts.org/
>> http://nodecasts.net/
>>
>> http://nodetuts.com/
>>
>> http://net.tutsplus.com/tutorials/javascript-ajax/this-time-youll-learn-node-js/
>> http://www.similarsitesearch.com/alternatives-to/nodecasts.org
>> http://www.nodecloud.org/
>>
>> On 8/3/13, Craig <sargonemail at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Leapcast emulates Chromecast in your Chrome browser ->
>>> https://github.com/dz0ny/leapcast
>>>
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