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I have a 2008 HP 2133 Mininote PC, which is a small laptop machine. It has a 32-bit VIA C7-M Processor running at 1200 MHz. The memory is 2 GB and the single hard disk is 120 GB.
I originally purchased it with a vendor-installed SUSE distribution. I later installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. The machine is now at 14.04.5 LTS. I generally do weekly software updates as provided by Ubuntu.
Over the years, the machine gradually accumulated a lot of old Linux kernels, and it began...
Posted 01-09-2017 at 08:40 AM bycynwulf Updated Today at 02:46 AM bycynwulf
The decline and fall of the Linux forum - Episode IV : Sadly Linux got popular...
(...and what you can't do about it)
This may be the final installment. I wasn't going to write this one at all. In fact after the last one, I left LQ for quite a while and perhaps during that time, things cooled off, or perhaps I did not feel the urge to publish my thoughts on this. But as issues with Linux forum culture and certain types of users, still seems...