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    Re: New OS - Old Laptops; what are the best options?

    Yeah, I looked into the pata ssds, didn't seem worth it. Also, the converter with a 1.8" seemed a little sketchy also (just in terms of proper fitment). Maybe you've seen a threat that I haven't...
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    Re: Ubuntu on Boxee Box

    Is this question in the wrong part of this forum? Or does nobody else have any clue....
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    Re: New OS - Old Laptops; what are the best options?

    Thanks for the info - I mainly want something for simple word processing/excel and internet browsing uses. So main pro's would be solid battery life/size/weight combo and just a viable computer for...
  4. Is Installation as easy as using a bootable build of ubuntu variety x

    Or do I need to put more thought into installing on an unusual device like the boxee box?

    Thanks
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    Re: Ubuntu on Boxee Box

    I'm half tempted to just throw a ubuntu build onto a thumb drive and see what happens, but something tells me that wouldn't work out well at all.
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    New OS - Old Laptops; what are the best options?

    Anyone have a recommendation for the best older laptops that really have a new lease on life with ubuntu/linux? Ideally models after the ide hd era so that ssd upgrades are possible.

    Thanks
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    Re: 10 Reasons Why Linux Sucks

    Great list - haha, definitely agree
  8. Re: Raspberry Pi. For those who can't afford a laptop or desktop

    If you have a keyboard mouse and wanted to just get one up and running some console emulators - what would that run?
  9. [ubuntu] Re: New PC build, small form factor, a few questions

    Interesting idea - what size is the screen?
  10. Re: What are the best emulators in the software center?

    Interesting posts, thanks for all the insight
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    Re: Ubuntu on Boxee Box

    Oh also, I'm very new to Linux/Ubuntu but am loving a Xubuntu 12.04 install i did on an old laptop. In other words - dumb it down a little for me please!
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    Ubuntu on Boxee Box

    Hello,

    So I've scoured the internets, and I've seen people asking about doing this, but not any actual success stories/builds etc. needed to do it. Most of the discussions seemed to be before...
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