Scot A <firstname.lastname@example.org
>That sounds reasonable.
>I think you may need this info as well.
>Pentium(R) 4 1.70 GHz CPU
>1.69 GHz 1.00 GB of RAM
>Thanks again for the info!
>On Fri, Feb 15, 2013 at 11:11 AM, Alex Mandel <email@example.com
>> On 02/14/2013 04:08 PM, Vincenzo Ampolo wrote:
>> > On 02/14/2013 03:30 PM, Bill Ward wrote:
>> >> Why? Is that because of gnome? How about Xubuntu?
>> > It's because latest unity wants 3d drivers by default.
>> > I tried to run it without 3d drivers on my pc and it simply freezes or
>> > is near to freeze as soon as I attached to an external monitor.
>> > I was good to go as soon as I installed the nvidia drivers with 3d
>> > And this is 2 years old pc, I can't imagine with a 10 years old one.
>> > This doesn't mean that you can't run it, just expect a bit of tweaking
>> > with Ubuntu, the same tweaking that you would save using a Xubuntu or
>> > Lubuntu (LXDE).
>> > If you are still going to try, let me know how does it go :)
>> I partially agree. I have Ubuntu 2d unity running fine on an atom based
>> box. But yes if the machine is 10 years old some other more minimal
>> distro might be better. There's also a pretty good chance the machine is
>> not capable of usb booting.
>> Lets see if we can narrow down the selection a little bit to something
>> more appropriate and I can burn a couple for you (I have plenty of
>> blanks that will just waste away as is).
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