collapse
lumia510
alto-800
Bitfenix Outlaw
samsung-ram
corsair-ssd
FRONIX STAR


Topic: Ubuntu Guide : How to install, update, maintain, rectify errors etc  (Read 10822 times)


Offline Raghav_K

  • Premium Member
  • *
  • Liked: 290
  • Posts: 970
  • My incomplete website
  • Location: Chennai
  • Member Since: Jan 2011
  • Androider
Have 4gb ram, then u probably wont need swap... Even if u need it can be created later...

Sent from my iPad 3 using Tapatalk HD 👻
This is a hidden signature. Click here to view it!!

Offline Wiz

  • Member [TFI]
  • *
  • Liked: 383
  • Posts: 3,639
  • Member Since: Mar 2012
Desktop has only 2 GB RAM and I was told without swap it will be difficult to use. :(

Offline waterworld

  • Full Member
  • *
  • Liked: 16
  • Posts: 104
  • Member Since: Jun 2011

Desktop has only 2 GB RAM and I was told without swap it will be difficult to use. :(
Get Lubuntu Desktop Environment (DE) either from lubuntu iso (as an alternative to ubuntu) or if you already have Ubuntu you can use " sudo apt-get install lubuntu-desktop " and choose Lubuntu instead of Gnome/Unity at login screen.

Lubuntu Desktop being a meta package (lot of packages inside one) it drags in many other apps (default ones for lubuntu) which you might not need if you already have Ubuntu. In that case do "sudo apt-get install lxde" which will only install the basic things ( and  this is what I did as I already have ubuntu ). Google it up for more info. And if you're just installing LXDE then you might have to install lxtask, the task manager for lxde (sudo apt-get install lxtask).


I've 512 MB ram and LXDE works lightning fast on my system. It uses just about 50-80 MB of RAM.

Offline Wiz

  • Member [TFI]
  • *
  • Liked: 383
  • Posts: 3,639
  • Member Since: Mar 2012
Thanks waterworld, nice alternative. But I am still confused why it shows unusable.

Offline waterworld

  • Full Member
  • *
  • Liked: 16
  • Posts: 104
  • Member Since: Jun 2011



Offline Wiz

  • Member [TFI]
  • *
  • Liked: 383
  • Posts: 3,639
  • Member Since: Mar 2012
Ubuntu 12.10 to come with secure boot

Quote
Signed GRUB2 bootloader will be implemented to provide support for Secure Boot

Offline Wiz

  • Member [TFI]
  • *
  • Liked: 383
  • Posts: 3,639
  • Member Since: Mar 2012

 

Related Topics

  Subject / Started by Replies Last post
3 Replies
1725 Views
Last post October 30, 2011, 11:02:49 AM
by Dr Dre
7 Replies
1257 Views
Last post February 25, 2012, 03:24:43 PM
by Raghav_K
0 Replies
1564 Views
Last post March 11, 2012, 02:37:07 PM
by Wiz
4 Replies
1027 Views
Last post March 13, 2012, 11:24:03 AM
by Wiz
0 Replies
585 Views
Last post April 08, 2012, 07:00:00 AM
by Wiz

.

* What's Happening ?

【7 days 17 hrs Left】 WinX HD Video Converter Deluxe Halloween Giveaway by Clairbekki
[Yesterday at 02:10:40 AM]


Halloween Giveaway-iPhone 6 iPad Video Converter 100% Free by Kerins
[October 23, 2014, 07:00:36 AM]


Handbags SHAPES by kopetpdmwp
[October 22, 2014, 10:00:07 AM]


The correct way to pick the perfect bags by kopetpdmwp
[October 22, 2014, 05:50:41 AM]


Varieties of HANDBAGS by kopetpdmwp
[October 22, 2014, 05:40:31 AM]


Designer handbag Designs by kopetpdmwp
[October 22, 2014, 04:20:51 AM]


Different kinds of Bags by kopetpdmwp
[October 22, 2014, 12:25:54 AM]


The correct way to help choose the perfect handbags by kopetpdmwp
[October 22, 2014, 12:18:53 AM]


HANDBAG Designs by kopetpdmwp
[October 21, 2014, 11:57:06 PM]


Ways to help pick a new perfect bags by kopetpdmwp
[October 21, 2014, 07:42:21 PM]


HANDBAG SHAPES by kopetpdmwp
[October 21, 2014, 07:08:57 PM]


Varieties of HANDBAGS by kopetpdmwp
[October 21, 2014, 06:57:42 PM]


HANDBAG Designs by kopetpdmwp
[October 21, 2014, 03:12:45 PM]


Tips about how to help pick a new right handbags by kopetpdmwp
[October 21, 2014, 01:58:12 PM]


Different types of Bags by kopetpdmwp
[October 21, 2014, 12:29:46 PM]


Designer handbag Styles by kopetpdmwp
[October 21, 2014, 11:53:20 AM]

  • Which is the best DTH provider
  • View Topic
.