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Old 04-25-2019, 11:01 PM   #16
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Just wondering but have you tried Slackware/Slackware based distros, or any live distros based off anything other than debian/ubuntu?

I have a Dell 1545 3GB and have run numerous distros with any only freezing sometimes when I was in toram mode with a resource heavy desktop.
To date, only ~Ubuntu derived, tried MXLinux and the grub loader twatted the MBR so I had to (once again) install Win7 from scratch. Was not impressed with that tbh... MXLinux install not particularly noob-friendly compared to Lubuntu or Mint.

If I was keeping it I would have a crack at anything.. but as I am selling this on I want to avoid any comeback issues from non-tech peeps.
Then again, while it is in my possession.. I may investigate while I have the chance...

Any particular Slack that you recommend?

Not really into live stuff.. am oldskool.. rather just burn to dvd-r, whack it onto HDD partition and go from there...

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