upgrade from Lubuntu 12 LTS to Lubuntu 14 LTS on the extremely old desktop?

Fritz Hudnut este.el.paz at gmail.com
Tue Aug 11 14:38:24 UTC 2015


@PG:

Both.  My research shows that my iBook is already maxed at 646MB RAM.  The
PM 3,1 I upgraded to max 2 GB.

F

On Tue, Aug 11, 2015 at 6:00 AM, Peter Golis <golisp at centrum.sk> wrote:

> Hello Fritz,
>
> did you have desktop or iBook?
>
>
>
> Because iBook G4 (2003) with working frequency 933MHz had soldered 256M
> and it was expandable only by 1G. And Power Mac G4 (QuickSilver 2002)
> desktop was expandable to 1.5G of RAM. Could you please confirm how was
> possible to upgrade RAM into 2G in your computer which is unsupported
> memory size? This can confirm issues with RAM. May be those issues does not
> exists as I had not seen any yours logs from reported errors.
>
>
>
> Best Regards,
>
> Peter.
>
>
>
> PS: If you had performed soldering of RAM into motherboard to replace 256M
> module, then which hardware did you had used? I have similar iBook
> M9164LL/A (800 MHz), and I have no issues with my hardware. But I'm not
> watching FB nor any huge JS mess which eat lot of RAM. Small deviations in
> functionality was allready fixed as you know from my previous emails with
> included how to fix.
>
>
>
> ______________________________________________________________
> > Od: Fritz Hudnut <este.el.paz at gmail.com>
> > Komu: "Herminio Hernandez Jr." <herminio.hernandezjr at gmail.com>
> > Dátum: 10.08.2015 20:00
> > Predmet: Re: upgrade from Lubuntu 12 LTS to Lubuntu 14 LTS on the
> extremely old desktop?
> >
>
> > CC: "lubuntu user list"
> @HH:
>
> Thanks for the follow-up . . . yeah, think I mentioned here that a recent
> version (last 3 weeks) of qupzilla crashed multiple times in the same
> iBook  . . . 14.04, so I tried it.  And historically I had the same issues
> with midori, so haven't check it lately . . . didn't see "luakit" in the
> synaptic search for browsers eligible for my system . . . but, might be
> worth playing with???
>
> F
>
> On Mon, Aug 10, 2015 at 10:07 AM, Herminio Hernandez Jr. <
> herminio.hernandezjr at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> If the WebkitGTK JavaScript bug ever gets fixed in Ubuntu then you would
>> be able to use midori, qupzilla, or even luakit. They use less resources
>> than FF.
>>
>> Sent from my iPhone
>>
>> On Aug 10, 2015, at 10:39 AM, Fritz Hudnut <este.el.paz at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> @et al:
>>
>> Just to report the "continuing saga" of PPC . . . last night, back over
>> in the 933 MHz iBook w/546MB RAM, running 14.04 installed from mini.iso,
>> because when I did the install was when there was some problem with Lu 14
>> installer . . . from Terminal I did a "dist-upgrade" for 122 MB of
>> downloading . . . rebooted . . . everything came up fine.  Launched FF to
>> check emails, saw a FB message reply, went to FB messaging, waiting for the
>> previous message to show up, waiting, waiting, waiting . . . then in a
>> flash/blink of an eye FF was "gone" from the screen . . . this was the
>> newly updated FF.
>>
>> Dialogue window opens, "Sorry, something happened to FF, we dont know
>> what . . . not enough memory to report this problem . . . sorry again . . .
>> ."
>>
>> So, again, this **may** be exclusive to PPC, but, just shows that the
>> older hardware might not be matching the system requirements from 14.04 . .
>> . in this case perhaps not enough RAM in the iBook??  Over on the PM 3,1 in
>> 12.04 that I've upgraded RAM to its max 2GB, FB will be painfully slow to
>> load stuff, but, so far, no crashes.
>>
>> F
>>
>> On Sun, Aug 9, 2015 at 7:07 PM, Herminio Hernandez, Jr. <
>> herminio.hernandezjr at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>> general suggestion
>>>
>>> On Sun, Aug 9, 2015 at 9:04 PM, Fritz Hudnut <este.el.paz at gmail.com>
>>> wrote:
>>>
>>>> @HH:
>>>>
>>>> Funny . . . I didn't know other people have bills . . . hmmmm, total
>>>> re-think on collective life in a capitalistic society.  But, when you say,
>>>> "run the build command" . . . is this a general suggestion of something to
>>>> do on the computer to fill its time . . . or specific to keeping my olde PM
>>>> 3,1 running 12.04, but something that needs to be "built" . . . so that the
>>>> upgrade for XFCE could then be installed ???
>>>>
>>>> F
>>>>
>>>> On Sun, Aug 9, 2015 at 6:23 PM, Herminio Hernandez, Jr. <
>>>> herminio.hernandezjr at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> We all got bills, just run the build command leave the computer, do
>>>>> what you gotta do, come back and you should be done :)
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> F
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
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