[ubuntu-za] Old(ish) Laptop

Charl Le Roux charl.leroux at gmail.com
Mon Apr 18 16:36:51 UTC 2016

I agree with Karl, Ubuntu Mate.  It's very popular these days, Martin
Wimpress is doing a great job.

On 17 April 2016 at 21:47, Lee Sharp <leesharp at hal-pc.org> wrote:

> On 04/17/2016 01:49 PM, Bill Cairns wrote:
>> My present plan is to install a full Unity system and see how it goes. I
>> will cut out all the fudge (I have already done that on my main system
>> because I really don't need fancy). If the clunker still struggles, I
>> will try using Xfce rather than Unity. (This is how I ran for some time
>> before Unity the Windows menu in the Window title bar - Gimp just won't
>> work without it).  If that is still unsatisfactory I will go to plan C.
>> I am not sure what plan C is yet but I will certainly look at Mate and
>> Cinnamon and even Lubuntu.
> I use Gnome Flashback.  It removes the cruft and runs very lean.
> http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2302432  But it is still full
> Ubuntu.
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