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June 23rd, 2015, 10:02 PM
Hello, I am attempting to resurrect my old computer by installing Lubuntu on it. It can boot into the screen where I get the options to Try Lubuntu without installing, Install Lubuntu, Check disc for defects, Test memory, and Boot from first hard disk. If I select Try Lubuntu without installing, Install Lubuntu, or Check disc for defects my computer freezes up and if I try pressing any keys it sounds the system beep; however, the Test memory option works fine.

HP Omnibook 6000
128 mb RAM
Intel Pentium 700 MHz
Windows 2000

June 24th, 2015, 06:52 PM
Hi, welcome to the fora.
Lubuntu is an official member of the Buntu family so you don't have to post in 'Other'.

Long story short: Your computer is not strong enough for even Lubuntu, sorry.

June 24th, 2015, 10:51 PM
Moved to Installation & Upgrades

Rob Sayer
June 26th, 2015, 06:26 PM
No ubuntu based distro will work in 128Mb. I doubt debian would either.

I'd suggest Puppy Wary:


However, while Puppy may run in 128Mb, it won't run firefox with so little memory. I doubt if Chrome would work either.