Windows 7

Basil Chupin blchupin at
Fri Mar 30 06:38:57 UTC 2012

On 30/03/12 14:46, Ben Stones wrote:

Thanks for that. Most interesting to have this information which I have 
archived for future reference.


> Ubuntu works best on hardware acceleration capable graphics cards as you know, so you may wish to opt to install Xubuntu instead which uses the lightweight Xfce desktop environment.
> Regards,
> Ben.
> On 30 Mar 2012, at 03:11, Ted Hilts wrote:
>> I had to get this notebook (PS200 cpu) but most of my network is Linux
>> -- the recent machines are Ubuntu. I have two problems. First problem is
>> that I do not like the new Ubuntu direction(I don't like any of it
>> because my older machines can't handle the screen behavior and Ubuntu
>> appears to be moving quickly into the commercial side if things and
>> won't support any of the traditional stuff especially development
>> tools). The second problem is that Windows 7 notebook can't see any of
>> my Linux machines and that includes the Ubuntu machines. I know I am not
>> winning any friends here but does any one have any ideas?
>> Thanks--Ted
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