Problem with Running Ubuntu on Old Machine

NoOp glgxg at
Mon Nov 3 19:33:11 UTC 2008

On 11/03/2008 05:33 AM, ksh shrm wrote:
> Hey,
> I tried running Ubuntu 7.04 Live DVD which I got with my Digit Magazine.
> But it sucked.
> It was never able to get booted.
> My System conf is
> p 4 2.4GHz
> 256 MB DDR 333Mhz RAM
> I guess, Ubuntu shud identify my system resources first and then boot
> accordingly like the Dynebolic, but it didn't booted.
> I know my system is old but is there any way to taste Ubuntu. I know it's
> cool since they removed a lot geeky things at startup and made UI easy.
> ANyone  Help please.

Good advise from others & yes, you can run Ubuntu on that machine, but
it will be slow; take the advise to install at least 512MB & you'll be
quite happy with the results. You will need 384MB to run the most recent
liveCD's, but you can easily install with as little as 128MB using the
Alternate CD.

As far as the 7.04 DVD; use it as a coaster. 7.04 is no longer
supported, see:

BTW: I actually have a machine that is 350Mhz/128MB that runs Ubuntu.

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