How to install Ubuntu Lite on your computer
1. What is UbuntuLite?
Ubuntu Lite is an unofficial project of few guys. We tend to build Ubuntu installation which would siut LOW RAM and Low Mhz computer. You can find our page on ubuntulite.org
2. Do I need UbuntuLite? You have so many lite Linux distributions?
Yes you do.
2.1 OK. But why?
Beacause Ubuntu Lite is Ubuntu based. Whit that you get apt-get functions any many packages you want to install after. ANd you get security and version fixes.
3. OK I know what it is, but how can I install it?
At this point I want to thank Blackpaw for providing us repositories.
First you have to install Ubutnu on your computer. At begining choose SERVER installation. And when you get in to Terminal you have to edit your sources.list. Write
Uncoment all official repositories with removin # at the beggining of the line. Than add following line in sources.listCode:sudo vim /etc/apt/sources.list
Save and closeCode:deb http://blueeyedcreature.net/ubuntu ./
When you get back in terminal write
And after you are done restart your machine and you will find your self in WDM login manager. Its extension of XDM another login manager.Code:sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install ubuntu-lite-desktop
Login as user and there you have working Ubuntu Lite system with IceWM as windows manager installed. You have plenty other useful applications installed. Check for whole list at Our WIKI
4. OK Thanks man!! But Im having problems. What can I do
First think that you can do is to look at Oour Mailing list if the problem has been solved. If you don't get your anwser there please send us mail and we hope we could help you. You can find us on IRC to. Chanell is #ubuntu-lite on Freenode. Ofcourse you can post your question here but mailing list is prefered mode
5. Hey nice project but how can I help
Again Sign on our mailing list and anwser questions if someone gets in to trouble. And go to our IRC chanell and help there to.
6. Hey hasn't there been a iso?
Iso still exist but its in a real testing mode. Many users get lots of errors. So prefered mode is apt-get install soulution. But there is a good news im trying to to bulid next version of CD. If there is someone who has expiriences with building ubuntu based install CDs. PLEASE Mail on mailing lits.
7. Who are you christooss?
Im that guy who provided you a helpful HOWTO Ubuntu mini ram
8. Round up!!
8.1 Ubuntu server installation
8.2 Edit your sources.list
8.3 apt-get install ubuntu-lite-desktop
8.4 If problems check http://ubuntulite.org/ Mailing List and IRC #ubuntu-lite at Freenode
Here I want to thank all you guy who started UbuntuLIte project.
If you find any tiping mistakess please notify me.