It runs like a charm on a 8 year Toshiba System: Downloading and installing xenial xerus on a 10 year old Acer Aspire that was marked for scrap is now up and running with compiz and a very fine looking desktop experience. It’s really too slow for desktop use but is doing yeoman service as a torrent box. I might have to excavate an old P4 from its grave, and install ubuntu-mate 32bit. Testing older machines keeps me busy when there is downtime in current development.
|Date Added:||8 January 2013|
|File Size:||8.54 Mb|
|Operating Systems:||Windows NT/2000/XP/2003/2003/7/8/10 MacOS 10/X|
|Price:||Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]|
It rolled right out of the box.
[ubuntu_mate] mate 32bit makes good on older hardware [Archive] – Ubuntu Forums
Right now it runs quite well on XP and an old 32bit xubuntu. I installed Lucid Lynx Maybe Mate has a couple of tricks up it’s sleeve.
It also is a litmus test for the particular brand of USB I had chose to use for the harddrive. Don’t throw out that old tower or laptop just yet: The aspre is running great on this 8 year old Toshiba.
I have a few resource-limited community distro. Thanks Vent I am still waiting for the servers to calm down 18 hrs to Download: I might have to excavate an old P4 from its grave, and install ubuntu-mate 32bit.
I often find 10 year old machines so limiting, that they hardly justify investments of time and effort, let alone repairs and upgrades. I rebuilt it with scrap parts.
It is smooth enough not to have to have compiz loaded just for the sake of eye candy. I am being off topic on atherow own thread nothing new: Nothing copyright protected of course. They are not really suitable as media hubs for the lack of codec and driver support, since most will struggle with p or above videos.
Thanks Vent i was getting sooo bored. Cheers If you get a pae error you may want to try this – https: I have not had very many fails running Ubuntu on older equipment and where I reside – computer parts and accessories are very cheap and I get a lot of stuff for free.
Regards Just a side note – the xenial 32bit version daily ubuntu-mate works just fine in standard graphics mode. It is currently employed at a local retirement home where it ad5005g Gregorian Chants on YouTube for a resident that lives there.
Acer Aspire 3620 laptop Wi-Fi device drivers
It runs like a charm on a 8 year Toshiba System: Some people like prayer hours and atberos hours and that little PC with Lucid on it has yet to fail. They will also athetos a sub-par browsing experience with both Firefox and Chrome, and those with 10Mbps ethernet are too slow for server or torrenting tasks. It’s really too slow for desktop use but is doing yeoman service as a torrent box. Some individuals have a conservative mindset and want to get the best of what they invested.
Classic Computering will be here to stay for some time and Ubuntuoverall, provides a ways and means to carry that on. I work with some seniors and they basically just want to check their e-mails, transfer pictures aspiree their slabs and print documentsall of which can be accomplished with ubuntu on older machines.
Acer Aspire Drivers Download | Acer Drivers Download
If you get a pae error you may want to try this – https: It’s taheros checking out. One of the core ideas of Ubuntu Development Version is to test ISO images on different machines to those who have access to several different machines.
As kurt pointed out. May have to get an SSD for this guy. Downloading and installing xenial xerus on a 10 year old Acer Aspire that was marked for scrap is now asoire and running with compiz and a very fine looking desktop experience. I think it may work with Mate also.