[DC LoCo] wifi card activated, but computer doesn't surf

Ted Smith teddks at gmail.com
Thu Jan 29 01:53:39 GMT 2009


Try installing from the "Alternate" CD, the installer there will be
lighter than the Live CD one.

I know you can install newer versions of Ubuntu on p3's, I have some
running that right now ;)

On Wed, 2009-01-28 at 20:50 -0500, Phil Shapiro wrote:
> 
>   oops, i forgot to mention, i tried installing ubuntu 8.10, but this computer
> ths computer froze twice during the install attempt.
> 
>          phil
> 
> > On Wed, 2009-01-28 at 20:40 -0500, Phil Shapiro wrote:
> > > hi group,
> > > 
> > >    someone gave me a dell pentium III desktop that i've installed ubuntu
> > 5.04
> > > onto. 
> > 
> > O_O You LIKE 3-years-of-no-security-updates software or what?
> > 
> > -- 
> > Mackenzie Morgan
> > http://ubuntulinuxtipstricks.blogspot.com
> > apt-get moo
> > 
> 
> 
> -- 
> Phil Shapiro  pshapiro at his.com
> http://www.his.com/pshapiro/briefbio.html
> http://philsrssfeed.blogspot.com
> http://www.his.com/pshapiro/stories.menu.html
> 
> "Wisdom starts with wonder." - Socrates
> 
> "The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. The
> occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion. As
> our case is new, so we must think anew, and act anew. We must disenthrall
> ourselves, and then we shall save our country." Abraham Lincoln (1862)
> 
> 
> 
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