Hi, I have an emachines desktop computer. Windows xp became corrupted and lost a file so I couldn't boot windows. I installed ubuntu via usb stick to replace xp. Ubuntu loads, and will work, but really slow, slow, slow. I think the emachines desktop has sufficient ram and memory to run ubuntu, but it is too slow to be of use. I would like to replace ubuntu with puppy linux, but I can't get puppy installed. I tried using a usb stick since the cd/dvd drive doesn't work. Thanks in advance for your help. Regards, John

asked 16 Nov '14, 07:48

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re-installed, and re-installed and re-installed. Third time is a charm. everything is working great now. thanks


answered 26 Nov '14, 05:29

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Probably is working now but in your case but in the case of Ubuntu's slowness when the problem persist then Unity DE could be the reason because it requires a robust HW configuration. I would recommend going to a super-light distro as Puppy as last resort, first try Xubuntu or Lubuntu.


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