[lubuntu-users] [lubuntu-devel] dropping i386/PPC (was: Re: State of PPC)

Mark F azdays15 at gmail.com
Wed Nov 16 20:44:42 UTC 2016

On Wed, Nov 16, 2016 at 10:30 AM, Aere Greenway <Aere at dvorak-keyboards.com>

> Does it mean dropping all 32-bit machines (as 'i386' in Debian packages
> would imply)?
> If so, I think that would be a very extreme, draconian thing to do.
> In my particular case, it would mean that seven of the machines in my
> test-bed would have to be consigned to the junk-heap.

Aren't there other distros like Puppy to fill that niche? Why does Lubuntu
have to cover the increasingly rare population of machines. It doesn't seem
like it would be a problem if "Lightweight" doesn't extend to the lightest,
oldest hardware.

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