cannot install ubuntu on older HP computer

NoOp glgxg at
Mon Jul 26 02:51:47 UTC 2010

On 07/24/2010 08:13 PM, NoOp wrote:
> 3 thumbs up (the other is only halfway up)... just put it on an old Sony
> Vaio PCV-RX360DS (866Mhz/384MB). Only immediate issue is that Monitor
> Settings doesn't seem to stick. Set it for 1024x768 @ 70hz and on reboot
> it comes back up as 1280x96 @ 60hz. Also, when you click the OK for the
> new settings, it doesn't test & then default back via a timeout like
> Gnome, so if you screw up a setting you're somewhat screwed.
> Also find the default user privileges somewhat odd; 'Use audio devices',
> floppy drives, etc., are unchecked.
> I've not given the rest of the OS a spin test yet. I reckon I'll need to
> spend a little time on to figure out all the bits.

Fixed. Just installed gnome-desktop-environment :-)

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