Try Lubuntu ;) lean, mean, keen and green in terms of keeping things cool. Afterall, we cannot have the penguin melting the snow!!
https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Lubuntu/ <https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Lubuntu/>Regards, Phill. On 8 January 2011 21:22, Steve Fisher <xirco...@gmail.com> wrote: > My laptop is running hot so I have spent the last couple of weeks > distro-hopping on my new Dell Inspiron N5010 laptop to have a look at the > competition: > > Mandriva - I am a refugee from Mandriva, looking bad over on the forums, > hardly any one there! Worked well, hardware recognised (and I know what I > am doing!) > > Fedora - didn't like it, could fry an egg on my trackpad! > > PCLinuxOS - Forum full of rabid fan boys, it didn't work well at all. > > Linux Mint Debian - very, very impressed! Probably going to stick with > this on the laptop. Rolling distro, attractive and the forums are friendly > and helpful. Cpufreq didn't run out of the box and the Debian methods of > doing things are not as straight forward as Ubuntu, but it just feels right. > Still got a huge learning curve, moving from a RPM based distro to a DEB > based. But very impressed. > > So I now have 4 machines on 4 different distros!! > > Have I missed any distro worth investigating? > > Had to really throttle back my core i5 processor to stop it running too > hot, going to take it to bits in them morning to check the fans and the > seating of the heatsink as the machine was knocked over by the dog a couple > of weeks ago. > > Steve > > > > > > -- > ubuntu...@lists.ubuntu.com > https://lists.ubuntu.com/mailman/listinfo/ubuntu-uk > https://wiki.ubuntu.com/UKTeam/ > > -- https://wiki.ubuntu.com/phillw
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