Installing Ubuntu in a very poor performace machine...

sdavmor sdavmor at
Tue Apr 13 21:06:36 UTC 2010

On 04/13/2010 12:25 PM, Steve wrote:
> On Tue, 13 Apr 2010 20:10:02 +0100, Michael
> Haney<thezorch at> wrote:
>> How different is Lubuntu from Xubuntu?
> Run it and see :)
> I’m not really sure how to answer.  It is an awful lot lighter.  I
> run Lubuntu on a 266MHz machine with 128MiB of 66MHz RAM, a
> machine that seriously struggles with Xubuntu.  It is, I suppose,
> like comparing Xubuntu to Ubuntu, you just get less of every thing.
> Have a look round

My LAN printer-server is a 10 y/o 466mhz Celeron with 256mb of PC100
RAM and an 8 y/o 20gb WD drive. It used to run Xubuntu 9.10, now it
runs Lubuntu 10.4 Beta 2.  Admittedly it doesn't have to do much of
anything, but so far we've had no issues with it at all.
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