Fwd: Xubuntu Take-Over
PhillW at PhillW.net
Mon May 19 23:20:29 UTC 2014
Depending on how familiar you are with installer systems, have a read of
not sure if xubuntu offer the same option. For minimal browser, our
un-official minimal browser is mentioned on there.
Do please explain more fully what you seek.
On 20 May 2014 00:03, AFJ Headquarters <agents4jesus at gmail.com> wrote:
> Cool. Will try that out...wait, is chromeOS available for download? I
> thought it was a "locked" OS, like OS X...
> On 05/19/2014 12:54 AM, Damir B wrote:
>> Hi Tony, hardware specs of the "old netbook"?
>> Usually netbooks are heavily underpowered and I would definitely NOT run
>> a latest *nix distro on them as it would be a very poor experience (even if
>> everything DID work as expected). If it is what I think it is (1GB RAM,
>> Intel Atom etc style netbook) I would look into hacking something like
>> ChromeOS onto it instead as it is essentially only a browser so it *should*
>> be able to run that OK.
>> > Date: Sun, 18 May 2014 07:42:03 -0700
>> > From: agents4jesus at gmail.com
>> > To: ubuntu-quality at lists.ubuntu.com
>> > Subject: Xubuntu Take-Over
>> > Hi, Tony here,
>> > I recently installed Xubuntu (as some of you may know) because my
>> > old netbook couldn't handle Ubuntu's amazing graphics (sadly :-( ).
>> > Well, it worked fine, things opened pretty fast and all that, but a
>> > couple items are bothering me:
>> > One, the Lock screen doesn't work. It displays a Light Display
>> > Manager, and it won't let me log in (the password is always incorrect, I
>> > haven't tried the su password yet, but still, you shouldn't have to put
>> > the su password every time you lock the screen of a standard user...).
>> > Two, when I switched back to Ubuntu, whenever I lock the screen it
>> > displays the beautiful lock screen, but if I put my password in, it has
>> > me put it in again in a Xubuntu-style window.
>> > Three, now, whenever I log in, the computer wants me to report a
>> > crash.
>> > Four, the computer often displays weird, distorted characters and
>> > colors when I log in.
>> > Help!
>> > P.S. If this isn't the right list to ask about this problem, pls let me
>> > know!
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