Installing Ubuntu

Erik Christiansen erik at
Wed May 16 06:26:12 UTC 2007

On Tue, May 15, 2007 at 09:02:38PM -0700, NoOp wrote:
> I gave up on Live CD's at Dapper. My equipment is so old & slow that the
> Live CD's would *always* fail. Now I only use Alternate CD's and all is
> well.  I also found that even attempting to run a Live CD on a
> 650Mhz/256MB or 450Mhz/256MB is next to impossible... unless of course
> you have the patience of Job and don't mind watching things in slow
> motion. Compare the Knoppix Live CD next to an Ubuntu Live CD on old &
> slow is like watching NASCAR vs paint dry.  I highly recommend trying
> 7.04 from the alternate CD.

Is there an optimal version to install on an old 366 MHz laptop? (Which
currently has redhat & debian on it.) Maybe even alternate 7.04 is too
many coffee beans for the old machine's ticker?


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