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    [xubuntu] Re: Xubuntu slow on my Dell Latitude 600

    Thanks for the help. Using lxde is faster, I'm going to try out ubuntu+lxde soon.
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    [xubuntu] Re: Xubuntu slow on my Dell Latitude 600

    It sounds like lxde is what I need. I'm not interested cool desktop effects or eye candy, just need something fast to run applications and do some work.

    .. on a related note: Could I upgrade my...
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    [xubuntu] Re: Xubuntu slow on my Dell Latitude 600

    Yes, I understand it is not par with the latest machines, but I think 1GHz & 1GB ram is sufficient to run most linux distros comfortably. .. I'll try out what kerry_s stated and see what happens.
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    [xubuntu] Xubuntu slow on my Dell Latitude 600

    Hello,

    With some help on this forum, I managed to do a complete install of Xubuntu (8.10) on a Dell Latitude D600 (Pentium M 1GHz, 1GB RAM). I'm not sure why, but it seems to be a bit slow in...
  5. [all variants] How to try out distros on new formatted drive

    Hello,

    I have a friends Dell PP05L laptop whose hard drive has crashed and seems to be unusable now. I have a good formatted hard drive which I can replace it with. I don't want to install any MS...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Downgrade firefox from 3.5 to 3

    Yup got it now. I've upgraded to 3 now. Thanks everyone!
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    [ubuntu] Re: Downgrade firefox from 3.5 to 3

    Is 3 beta 5, which came with Hardy, the same as Firefox 3 at the mozilla site ? I guess I thought they were different.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Downgrade firefox from 3.5 to 3

    Yes, actually I mean 3 beta 5 version that came with Hardy install. Is the firefox 3 that is released to public the same one ? I guess I thought beta 5 was newer than the one on their site currently.
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    [ubuntu] Downgrade firefox from 3.5 to 3

    Can anyone give me simple instructions to downgrade from firefox 3.5 to the recently released version 3 ?

    Should I completely remove 3.5 and then do a regular install of 3 ? Will it work just...
  10. [ubuntu] Re: If it installs but you can't connect

    eks:

    Do you have any problems with suspend or hibernate now ?

    I also tried the same post on a HP dv6704, and can connect to wireless networks, but now cannot suspend or hibernate the laptop....
  11. [ubuntu] Weird issue with suspend, need expert help

    I installed 32-bit Hardy on HP DV6704nr laptop. Suspend/Hibernate was working fine out of the box. I then followed this post: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=766529 (#7) to get my wireless...
  12. [ubuntu] Re: Atheros AR5007 not working on 8.04 Hardy

    I have the same problem as well. When trying to suspend or hibernate it just sort of hangs, and then a bunch of error messages scroll by and the laptop shuts down.

    That is weird, what does the...
  13. [ubuntu] Re: Atheros AR5007 not working on 8.04 Hardy

    Thanks Tom-X! Your short how-to post (#7) worked, and have wireless working now on HP DV6704nr laptop.

    Just one question for anyone whom also followed the post, I disabled "HAL" from the...
  14. [ubuntu] Is the momentary black screen normal between loads ?

    32-bit Hardy installed on HP laptop.

    When starting up/shutting down, I get a black screen with some colored dots and lines scattered randomly across the screen. It happens right after the screen...
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    [ubuntu] Problem with specific sites with video

    I've installed 32-bit Hardy on a HP DV6704nr laptop. On ESPN.com and Hulu, Firefox is unable to play the videos. But able to play any and all videos on YouTube.

    Anyone else get this and know how...
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    [ubuntu] Re: flash plugin won't always start

    Bummer, I have similar problems. I just installed fresh 32-bit Hardy. I can always open YouTube vids but cannot play ESPN.com or Hulu vids. It seems like it is about to open but doesn't.

    Could it...
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    [ubuntu] Just installed Hardy on HP laptop...

    I just installed Hardy on a HP dv6704nr (TK-57) laptop. It seemed pretty easy and quick even with creating partitions. I'm a newbie to Ubuntu, so I started playing around a bit and must say I like it...
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