What Ubuntu is best for Lenovo Laptop?
taig at melbpc.org.au
Thu Apr 24 17:42:25 UTC 2014
We have a Lenovo Thinkpad that runs WinXP and I want to load the most
suitable version of Ubuntu. Not necessarily the latest.
Core 2 Duo P8400
BIOS V207 (Feb 2009)
Is there a Ubuntu that's likely to load and run without mishap?
I'm not keen on the latest; 14.04 sounds nice but there is no time for
experimenting, or trying to discover why a broken installation isn't
It will be used on the Internet, has WiFi and Bluetooth etc. and can
boot from a CD. Has plenty of USB slots but appears NOT to be able to
boot directly from USB... only from a USB diskette.
Is Ubuntu the most suitable? I've been running it on a desktop machine
for several years, I think the first version was about 7 or 8, currently
What is Kubuntu? Have seen it mentioned but never gave it more than a
passing glance; always snowed under.
Is there a Ubuntu specifically for Laptops? Perhaps one needs to cast
the mind in a wider arc?
Any help, leads, pointers greatly appreciated.
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