cannot install ubuntu on older HP computer
klarsen1 at gmail.com
Mon Jul 26 11:58:43 UTC 2010
On 07/25/2010 05:54 PM, Antczak Family wrote:
> I installed lubuntu from CD and all went fine. I did the full
> install that wiped the hard drive since the hard drive is so small.
> Now I need to get the internet running on it. On that computer I
> was using a linksys USB adapter. Can I reinstall that using the
> linksys CD? I have never used an OS other than Windows.
> On Sat, Jul 24, 2010 at 5:21 PM, Yorvyk <yorvik.ubunto at googlemail.com
> <mailto:yorvik.ubunto at googlemail.com>> wrote:
> On Sat, 24 Jul 2010 16:25:01 -0400
> Antczak Family <antczak at rochester.rr.com
> <mailto:antczak at rochester.rr.com>> wrote:
> > i checked and it is 668 mhz with 320 mb ram. The hard drive is
> 28 gb with 9
> > gb free. Would I be better off to install xbundtu?
> Xubuntu will run OK on that spec., while Ubuntu may well get a bit
> bogged down. Another option is Lubuntu <http://lubuntu.net>, which
> is intended for machines like yours. I run it on even lower spec.
> machines and it is quite nippy.
> Steve Cook (Yorvyk)
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Try turning on the computer with the Linksys adapter plugged
in. Your Ubuntu should find and use it :-)
Karl F. Larsen, AKA K5DI
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