[SATLUG] Light version of Linux

Ramon Hermida rhermida at utpa.edu
Wed Aug 14 15:58:55 CDT 2013


I have had a lot of success will LUbuntu running on a couple of older
netbooks.  LUbuntu is much lighter than XUbuntu.

-RH

-----Original Message-----
From: satlug-bounces at satlug.org [mailto:satlug-bounces at satlug.org] On Behalf
Of Bernie Reyes
Sent: Tuesday, August 13, 2013 4:14 PM
To: satlug at satlug.org
Subject: [SATLUG] Light version of Linux

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



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