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- Mon Aug 05, 2019 7:39 pm
- Forum: General
- Topic: Best Distro for an Old Laptop
- Replies: 24
- Views: 3072
With 2GB RAM, 64bit version is a waste of resources--32bit version typically uses about 100MB less RAM at idle. MX runs fine on a 2GB circa 2011 netbook, with a much more obsolescent cpu than yours.
- Sat May 25, 2019 3:43 pm
- Forum: Chat
- Topic: What was your first Linux distro?
- Replies: 75
- Views: 14719
Debian Potato back in 2001 when I went back to college after a 21 year hiatus. After I graduated, technically in 2005, I didn't use Linux again until 2012, when I dabbled fairly unsuccessfully (largely because I made the Linux partition too small) with Easy Peasy 1.6 on a n270 based Acer built eMach...
Mmmm, Yes, to answer the OP's 1st Q. Not in the mood to wax verbose atmo though. Seeing as how my earthlink personal webpage that I had favorite recipes on "is currently being migrated".
- Sun May 05, 2019 11:43 pm
- Forum: Hardware /Configuration
- Topic: Who is using SSD's?
- Replies: 130
- Views: 14490
I have replaced all of my mechanical HDDs with SSDs of various sizes and brands over the past 2 years or so. Kingston, Samsung, OCZ, Crucial, Intel, and Dogfish. All are still going strong--I wouldn't hesitate to recommend any of them, though, none of my laptops and netbooks are made by Dell. Even a...
I've used a few DEs in my time. I like some of them. But I always prefer Xfce if the distribution supports it. Some users have to have bells and whistles, and more bells and newer whistles. I don't need wobbly things and spinning things. My goal is not to play with the DE. I just want my DE to work...
- Sat Apr 27, 2019 7:53 am
- Forum: MX Help
- Topic: [Solved] intel/lenovo Drivers
- Replies: 16
- Views: 1563
What you have is a problem, if you're not running 32bit Windows 7. Because the Atom n2600/n2800 cpu's used a proprietary gpu designed by PowerVR, under contract to Intel, and wrote only one video driver for it, that works ONLY with 32bit Windows 7. Apparently, either Intel or Microsoft belatedly ada...
- Sat Apr 06, 2019 5:56 am
- Forum: General
- Topic: Minimum system specs and maxi
- Replies: 24
- Views: 3442
My lowest-spec systems--two Acer-built netbooks with 1st gen Atom n270 cpu's (which are themselves based on Pentium M architecture as I understand it), 2GB DDR2 RAM, and aftermarket SSD's (120GB, 32GB, respectively), both MX17.1 and AntiX 17 run quite well. MX's Whisker menu lag is about 1/2 to 1 se...