When it comes to Linux, Mint is one of the more popular releases, and for good reason. I’m not familiar with Zorin, but will totally check it out. The following models have received community documentation: If you need to reset your password, click here. It is a lightweight Openbox distro based on Ubuntu

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I choose to install WICD to manage the wired and wireless devices. AntiX is now installedto the hard drive, but I can still boot to Elementary and Win10 via the Grub bootloader menu. Multi-click, however, doesn’t work out of the box and needs a special configuration.

The Ubuntu and Debian-based distribution has a modern, simple, elegance. AntiX boots and runs much quicker than Elementary, thus making this little netbook a useful box once more and a pleasure to use when sitting in my armchair at night.

Are you new to LinuxQuestions. Acer Aspire One D Goal: Just install the package or aspird the instructions here. I have an asus transformer book with the x5 processor and 4gigs of RAM. Something simple and easy? This book contains many real life examples derived from the author’s experience as a Linux system and network administrator, trainer and consultant.


Point Linux with Xfce. I setup ‘slackpkg’ and used ‘slackpkg upgrade-all’ to get the latest patches.

[SOLVED] Acer Aspire One D

Both are well suited to Atom processors, and most under-powered CPUs for that matter. Thank you very much! Have you seen bodhi? Simple to setup and use. It looks nice and runs ok, but is still a little slow on that netbook.

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Got a favorite lightweight distro to recommend? WiFi This model has a broadcom wifi card that requires special configuration. I’m not familiar with Zorin, but will totally linjx it out. Please visit this page to clear all LQ-related cookies.

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Webcam Works out of the box Webcamusing the linuux driver. Never heard before, but my ancient Lenovo Ideapad S10e runs like a charm now It uses the new ‘ath9k’ driver and the ‘ath9k’ module.

Option “NoDDC” glxgears gives good performance: My rig is pretty vannilla I haven’t installed grub on it I have just been using Linux live. Broadcom Corporation BCM For more advanced trainees it can be a desktop reference, and a collection of the base knowledge needed to proceed with system and network administration. I’ve found CentOS being a good fit because being a stable-first distribution uses secure but older applications and environments e.


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Anestis17 via Wikimedia Commons. Thanks for chiming in! Closing the lid just locks the screen tested only with xscreensaver.

So I experimented with other lightweights before settling upon AntiX 32 bit version about a month ago. Here we look at three options: