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Old 08-02-2015, 06:51 PM   #1
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HP Presario SR1500NX 1GB mem & Ubuntu 14.04 very very slow


Hello,
This is my first genuine attempt to make this PC a Linux machine.
This is the only software on the machine.
I do not know if the problem is the software version or a PC issue.
I will gladly install a more appropriate version if you think the fit might be better for this PC, or if necessary, increase memory.
Please advise and help with a cure. I am determined to start working/learning with Linux.

Thank You,
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Old 08-02-2015, 07:23 PM   #2
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You would probably be better off if you could add memory or try some other Ubuntu derivatives that aren't as heavy, Lubuntu or Xubuntu come to mind.
 
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Old 08-02-2015, 08:07 PM   #3
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Agree with yancek on this one.
 
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Old 08-02-2015, 10:42 PM   #4
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I want to thank you for your advise. i will add memory, but 2GB is max for this PC, it's kinda old. XP was installed when new, is that a clue. Which distribution is better, or does it Matter?

Thanks again guys,

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Old 08-03-2015, 07:33 AM   #5
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Try Xubuntu 1st. If too slow. Then try Lubuntu. Both are Ubuntu. So no best figures in here.
 
  


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