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What Linux for an Advent Milano Elite?

Postby archolman » Thu Jun 12, 2014 10:40 am

A neighbour wants me to install Linux on one of these. Having looked at the specs;
IntelAtom N270, [1MB] 1GB DDR2 RAM, 250GB HDD,

What OS/desktop combination would run best? The neighbour is handicapped, so a point-n-click GUI is essential.
At the moment, it's got Win7 Starter, & runs like treacle. :roll:

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 (64bit)(LF cover-disc) on their poorly-running Windows8 laptop. I couldn't get it working properly, & they've lost the key so couldn't re-install Win8. I suggested installing Ubuntu, instead of going to the shop for help, & they're so happy, they want more Linux!
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Postby nelz » Thu Jun 12, 2014 11:23 am

I take it that's 1GB or RAM and not 1MB :shock:

I'd go for something lightweight like Lubuntu. Anything running LXDE should be quite nippy on that hardware.
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Postby archolman » Thu Jun 12, 2014 3:35 pm

nelz wrote:I take it that's 1GB or RAM and not 1MB :shock:
:oops: Yes. :)

I have Lubuntu on a cover-disc, I think.
Thanks for the help.
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