[olug] Custom building desktop
dynatron at gmail.com
Mon Apr 16 20:20:30 UTC 2012
pentium 4? would suggest an older distro of ubuntu like 9.04 or 10.04.
maybe even something lighter like xubuntu.
any 11.x version of *buntu is going to have horrible performance on a
machine that old.
On Apr 16, 2012 3:10 PM, "T. J. Brumfield" <enderandrew at gmail.com> wrote:
> I do recommend KDE over Unity for someone uses to Windows. I'm not sure I'd
> recommend Kubuntu because Canonical has dropped support for it, and it
> isn't the best KDE distro.
> I'd go with Fedora, openSUSE or perhaps Mint.
> On Mon, Apr 16, 2012 at 3:04 PM, Timothy Goshinski <tgoshinski at gmail.com
> > If she is used to Windows, I might go Kubuntu to avoid overly
> > her.
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> > On Mon, Apr 16, 2012 at 2:29 PM, Dan Staehr <staehrmedia at neb.rr.com>
> > wrote:
> > > I have a client that needs a new desktop. She is an "older" lady, not
> > very
> > > computer savvy. Basically needs internet access, email access and some
> > > photo storage. The current flat screen display, keyboard, mouse and
> > printer
> > > all would be fine. Her current computer is a 6 year old Dell Dimension
> > > running Windows XP.
> > >
> > > Would Ubuntu be a possibility?
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