Hi :)
Sorry, my keyboard is still suffering from when i crunched it's usb-plug.
It's still a beautiful keyboard but sometimes gets it's signals a bit
muddled.
Apols from
a Tom :)


On 23 February 2018 at 20:40, Tom Davies <tomc...@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi :)
> Yeh, the KDE people put a serious amount of work into it a lot lighter and
> faster. Initially i only tried it out for a laugh but i was quite
> flabergasted at how phenomenally slick it had become.
> Regards from
> a Tom :)
>
>
>
> On 23 February 2018 at 18:11, David Burleigh <david.burle...@gmx.com>
> wrote:
>
>> It's interesting to hear of Kubuntu working well on an old machine.
>> When I last tried using it a few years ago, Nepumuk and Aconadi bogged
>> it down so much that it became unusable.
>> On Fri, 2018-02-23 at 16:42 +0000, Tom Davies wrote:
>> > Hi :)
>> > Would Gnome Office (ie Abiword and Gnumeric) be better?
>> >
>> > Also last time i tried distro-hopping on 'old' machines i found that
>> > Kubuntu was much faster and lighter-weight than even Lubuntu and
>> > Xubuntu.
>> > There was a ton of stuff to figure out and apps etc to add o really
>> > get the
>> > most out of it but the default set-up looks really swish and is very
>> > usable.  Perhaps best to let the new owner enjoy their own voyage of
>> > discovery.  Kubuntu uses a different office suite and i found that
>> > so light
>> > and fast that i didn't bother to try out LibreOffice on it.
>> > KOffice/Calligra uses the same file-formats as LibreOffice.
>> >
>> > Regards from
>> > a Tom :)
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> > On 23 February 2018 at 14:43, M Henri Day <mhenri...@gmail.com>
>> > wrote:
>> >
>> > > 2018-02-23 3:02 GMT+01:00 Tim-L <webmas...@krackedpress.com>:
>> > >
>> > > > I am getting an old HP desktop, that originally WinXP, ready to
>> > > > give
>> > >
>> > > away.
>> > > > It has 64-bit AMD 3300+ CPU, 512MB ram, and only 160GB
>> > > > drive.  It was an
>> > > > original Windows XP 32-bit OS system on a 64-bit hardware. Since
>> > > > it needs
>> > > > ALL of the old user's info removed, and XP OS "damaged", It was
>> > > > better to
>> > > > just make it a Linux system - for security reasons.
>> > > >
>> > > > I just installed Ubuntu MATE 16.04 64-bit on it.  Their specs
>> > > > stated
>> > > > 32-bit would be best but the system keeps failing due a SIS630
>> > > > "module
>> > > > missing".
>> > > >
>> > > > So with these specs, what is the newest version of LO you would
>> > > > install?
>> > > > With this low RAM, it may not be able to handle the newest
>> > > > versions. As I
>> > > > type this, the old system is now in the "software updating"
>> > > > cycle.  So,
>> > >
>> > > it
>> > > > is installing the newest LO that is in Ubuntu 16.04's
>> > > > repository.
>> > > >
>> > > > To be honest, this system is a little old for my needs, but for
>> > > > a free
>> > > > giveaway system [HP desktop, keyboard, mouse, and a HP "square"
>> > > > 15 inch
>> > > > monitor], I do not have any parts to upgrade it and do not want
>> > > > to buy
>> > >
>> > > any
>> > > > hardware for it.
>> > > >
>> > > > So, what is the newest version I can install without and
>> > > > problems?.
>> > > >
>> > >
>> > > Tim, if you've managed to successfully install 64-bit Ubuntu MATE
>> > > 16.04 on
>> > > this system, you should be able to install and run any version of
>> > > LO - why
>> > > not take the latest, 6.0.1 (or 6.0.2 to which LO just updated
>> > > itself via
>> > > the PPA om my Linux box) ? The only thing I'd recommend beyond
>> > > this would
>> > > be installing a bit more RAM. Even if you've made clear that you
>> > > don't wish
>> > > to buy any hardware for it, you should be able to obtain some used
>> > > DDR-2
>> > > sticks, which the motherboard is almost certain to support, for
>> > > next to
>> > > nothing, which would make a great deal of difference in how you
>> > > experience
>> > > the computer (the system requirements for 64-bit LO 6.0.1 are
>> > > listed as 256
>> > > MB RAM, with 512 MB recommended)....
>> > >
>> > > Henri
>> > >
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