Ubuntu based versions, flavours and re-spins for old hardware

Ali Linx ali.linux at amjjawad.net
Wed Feb 19 23:18:00 UTC 2014

On 02/20/2014 01:58 AM, Salama wrote:
> It was almost dead when it came to me.. but now - using Lubuntu - I
> can even edit Audio &  Video on it!!
> The machine is Dell Latitude D600
> RAM 512 mb (!!)
> Hard Disk isn't working.. neither the battery!
> I installed Lubuntu 10.04 on a 4GB USB stick and actually used it for a while.
> Now it's working on 12.04 with 16GB usb flash stick constantly
> attached to the machine.
> The processor is Intel M 1.4
> Wireless didn't work out of the box, but I got it fixed.
> Kernel is
> So you can see why I love an operating system that can breath life
> into a machine like this!
> I even was able to flash a BIOS upgrade using it.. which is a
> dangerous process even on stable powerful machines.


You're bringing back more than 2 years of memories that I'm trying to 
avoid ...

You're not the only one ... I've been the most active contributor to 
Lubuntu :)


And speaking of what this system can do, see this:
You may need to follow the thread from the first post: 
Skim, don't read everything and while you do, look at the date of the 
thread ;)

Better go to sleep before you bring more memories :D
I don't want to remember that now :P

> On 2/19/14, Nio Wiklund <nio.wiklund at gmail.com> wrote:
>> 2014-02-19 19:20, Salama skrev:
>>> Thanks ALI & NIO..
>>> Bodhi sounds great.
>>> || But Lubuntu will always be my favourite :) ||
>> You are welcome :-)
>> By the way, if you specify your computer, you can get more precise tips
>> about a suitable distro, version, flavour or re-spin to install.
>> Brand name and model
>> CPU
>> RAM (size)
>> graphics chip/card
>> wifi chip/card (if any)
>> Best regards
>> Nio


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