installing xubuntu on Acer Veriton 2800

Chris Robinson fabricator4 at
Sat Jun 25 21:42:21 UTC 2011

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From: Tom Sparks <tom_a_sparks at>
To: Chris Robinson <fabricator4 at>
Cc: ubuntu-au at
Sent: Sat, 25 June, 2011 4:21:23 PM
Subject: Re: installing xubuntu on Acer Veriton 2800

RAM: 2Gb

this the error message I get 
acer-wmi: no or unsupported wmi interface

It might be related to this bug in lauchpad:

You should add information to the bug if possible.

>I have booted Knoppix, it works,
>I read the how to installing to hard drive and said F*** THAT

You could try Lubuntu or Xubuntu 11.04 just to see if the problem is still there 

in an 11.04 kernel.

Lubuntu is a little light for me, but it might be perfect for a P4 machine if it 



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