[Cialug] Which Distro is best?
chapinjeff at gmail.com
Wed Jul 9 13:28:21 CDT 2008
I am in Cedar Falls, and might be able to scrape together a loaner box...
Might be a little on the loud side, though.
David Champion wrote:
> That's odd that it works for a while, then stops... have you tried
> unplugging the mouse & plugging it back in?
> If you ask around here, someone may have some older hardware they'd be
> willing to part with. :)
> p.s. (off topic pedantic being a jerk etc) "Infact" is 2 words... "in
> fact". I've seen that one used a lot lately... :p
> Jeff Chapin wrote:
>> Linux can run on slow, older hardware. Infact the support is often
>> better on older, cheaper hardware than cutting edge stuff.
>> Nick Johnson wrote:
>>> i did the install through the live cd, and through the windows wubi
>>> installer. both times the mouse didnt work, i tried two different
>>> usb port mice, both of which work for about 10-15 minutes on ubuntu
>>> then become obsolete. Also, the mouse and the keyboard are
>>> independent of one another. And all those who said that i should get
>>> another computer off of craigs list just for linux os, i am not
>>> familiar with the system specs for linux, so would it need to be a
>>> fairly new system or could it stand to be a few years old?
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