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#1 Trav1s ONLINE  

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Posted November 10, 2015 - 09:04 PM

So I have this old Dell XPS m1330 laptop that is the playground for various linux distros.  I borrowed the 64gb SSD drive for another machine and have been running Mint from a USB drive for a while but have not been happy with the performance.  I dug out an old 7200 RPM WD 320 drive for the machine and installed Lubuntu on it.  Of all the distros I have tired on this lowly machine, Lubuntu is by far the best for this old machine.  If you have not tried it, I would recommend it.  Here are the basic machine specs for consideration:

 

Intel Dual Core 1.83 processor

4gb of DDR2 ram

 

Machine was shipped with Vista, ran XP Pro, then Win7 x64 for most of its life.  Also tried Ubuntu, Mint, and Peppermint on it for a while.  Considered doing the Chromebook thing but Ubuntu just works other than the 802.11 B wireless.



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Posted November 11, 2015 - 06:39 AM

Huh?


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Posted November 11, 2015 - 11:05 AM

I ran LUbuntu a few years back and liked it. I think I moved from it because at the time LXLE couldn't do a slide show with the wallpaper and I like to rotate pics of the grandkids and different places we've been.


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Posted November 11, 2015 - 04:02 PM

Huh?

 

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Posted November 14, 2015 - 02:54 PM

I am going to install it on an "on the cheap using leftover parts" mini-ITX system I am putting together.  Using extra parts that I have installed on a $15 ebay m-itx board.  More as that build comes together.


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