[svlug] Linux for older laptop

Dan Ritter dsr at randomstring.org
Wed Nov 15 09:24:14 PST 2017

On Wed, Nov 15, 2017 at 08:22:10AM -0800, Michael Eager wrote:
> Hi All --
> I have an older laptop with a 32-bit Pentium M processor.  It has been 
> running Fedora 10 and I wanted to upgrade to something not quite so 
> ancient.  Fedora 26 KDE runs, but very slow.
> There are lots of recommendations online for distros for old/slow 
> laptops.  I'm not an Ubuntu fan, but it seems that this is the most 
> common base.  I'm seeing online recommendations of Lubuntu or LXLE.
> Does anyone have a recommendation or comments?

I have one like that talking to my stereo. Debian stable, 
XFCE, everything's pretty smooth.

If you can manage a small cheap SSD, that improves performance


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