Xubuntu (Reversion to 6.06 Makes Things Work)

Art Edwards edwardsah3 at gmail.com
Fri Dec 22 01:09:24 UTC 2006

FWIW, I had just the opposite experience with wifi. Installing edgy made
things a little easier.
With a small memory, my experience is that the older the distro, the better.
Even linux
has taken to windoze obesity. I think this is actually driven by users'
(mine included) desire for slick
looking desktops. As Opus once said "Physicists need Porsches too!!"

Art Edwards

On 12/21/06, Irena and Richard Jenkins <richard.jenkins at internode.on.net>
> Bearing in mind that the full name for all versions of 6.06 was LTS (ie.
> Long
> Term Support) ... and that this still has a year to go, I reverted to 6.06
> .
> It installed perfectly without 'work-arounds' ... and now is updated.  For
> this old celeron 366 with 96 Meg of RAM ... it's the appropriate
> solution.  I
> do not understand why version 6.10 only half-found my wifi card ... and
> prevented me from installing and configuring it.  Never mind ... I can
> wait
> until the next LTS is released.
> Thanks to all who offered solutions, thoughts and help.  Merry Xmas and a
> Happier New Year!!
> Richard
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