[ubuntu-uk] 11.10 So far mixed fortunes

Liam Proven lproven at gmail.com
Sat Dec 3 20:04:47 UTC 2011


On 3 December 2011 19:25, Nick McAlpin <thegeeksquadron at ymail.com> wrote:
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> Sorry, this phone makes it impossible to bottom quote, so I will just write the post in detail and context.

Ah, OK, fair enough. I had that on Android 2.2 myself.

> For older systems, you want to save as much as space as possible and only have what you need installed and not have any extra drivers or things you don't need. I choose Arch for older hardware, because it's a lot more customisable, and allows me to take only drivers and programs I need, unlike Lubuntu, where everything is installed, including unnecessary drivers. Arch allows old systems to be as concise and get the maximum speed possible out of the system. Also Lubuntu is more of a hastle to swap the open box window manager out for fluxbox, if desired, which i often do do, depending on the system.


Fair enough - but this is not an option for people who aren't Linux
experts already, of course.

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