Installing Ubuntu

Erik Christiansen erik at
Wed May 16 07:13:49 UTC 2007

On Wed, May 16, 2007 at 01:33:58PM +0700, Chanchao wrote:
> I'd try Xubuntu Alternate.  Actually if you need alternate is largely
> decided by how much memory you have installed.  If that's less than 192
> MB or so then you need Alternate.

Thanks. I need to make the soundcard work on the old laptop. (Can't
afford the dislocation of upgrading the new one, which is still running
Breezy, and no amount of google-oil will make it capture from Mic.)

> And if that doesn't work then put Windows 98.

Oh no, there's no chance of that. In just on 30 yrs in IT, I've never
been that desperate. I think I'll stick to unix flavours. :-)


More information about the ubuntu-users mailing list