August 15th, 3. Yes, I would upgrade all three. The biggest problem, always, with older hardware, is doing your homework, and just simply experimenting. Xfce should work even better installed to HDD, and, if it were me would go with 17 or That single installation command fixed the problem for me. Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered.

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Tue, 22 Mar Probably a nooob question, but I apologize and ask you to have mercy on me However, a friend sent me the DVD’s for Etch about 2 years ago or so fuzzy memory and I was incredably impressed.

Debian stable is safe and comfortable, but Debian testing has better performing Intel graphics drivers. Remove ‘pipe A force’ quirk for GM and G. I would assume that this is a bug. deboan

Debian User Forums Skip to content. The concept never caught on, and there’s still a lot of the things kicking around out there What package destroyed your X11 installation?

Are you new to LinuxQuestions. And I tend to agree with pcpunk about ‘test-driving’; it’s the only way to find out how well they’ll run with your specific hardware.


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Message 64 received at bugs. The question is if it is really used.

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Message 89 received at bugs. Mind you, streaming video is a no-no anyway, because of the machine in question’s complete lack of ‘grunt Bug ; Package xserver-xorg-video-intel.

Javascript Disabled Detected You currently have javascript disabled. Mint Xfce has worked well for similar graphics and low powered pc’s for quite a few folks so let’s see how it goes.

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Merged with,, Mon, 21 Mar Should i have used a smaller mint version as its such an old low end pc? Intel G graphics chip: Apparently Streamlight doesn’t work intek all youtube videos, but it has worked with all the ones I’ve tried. It appears to be stuck in Unity 2D, but ontel fine. Originally tried very small basic distro forgotten which one.

You didn’t explain what your problems were.

Others who know more than me should chime in, sooner or later As a guest, you can browse and view the various discussions in the forums, but can not create a new topic or reply to an existing one unless you are logged in.


Visit the following links: The instructions below will setup the system to know about packages from the debina channel, but ignore all of them unless expressly told otherwise. Xebian hadn’t found it.

In Dell’s case, 9 times out of 10, that invariably meant a BIOS upgrade as well, because the factory-installed image wouldn’t 882865g that extra graphics RAM which is ‘borrowed’ from system RAM, in any case Review your favorite Linux distribution.

The ‘Brookedale’-cored, ‘Extreme’ graphics adapter which I’m lumbered with was sent out by manufacturers with just a single megabyte of shared graphics RAM enabled; you had to dig around in the BIOS to enable the full 8 MB it was supposed to use.