Installing Ubuntu from floppy disk?

James Takac p3nndrag0n at
Sat Nov 24 12:59:46 UTC 2007

On Saturday 24 November 2007 22:34:43 Robert Hodgins wrote:
> > Assuming thread starter is from Canada, I would say please spare yourself
> > from agony and get one decent PC for less than $300. Even Walmart now
> > selling $200 Ubuntu-preinstalled VIA processor-based PC (err, do Canadian
> > have Walmart? Not a US citizen or Canadian here).
> Yes, we have Walmart here ( But their computers cost
> more than $200.00.
> Having said that, I agree that trying to install ubuntu on a Win3.1
> machine might be somewhat unrewarding. The OP should consider buying a
> newer machine.

Hi Robert

Either that or try a lightweight linux distribution or maybe an older one. A 
good place to look around would of course be


In the attitude of silence the soul finds the path in a clearer light, and 
what is elusive and deceptive resolves itself into crystal clearness  

Mahatma Gandhi

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