john boris on 28 Oct 2015 09:35:59 -0700

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Re: [PLUG] Question on stable LINUX for Aspire one

Thanks Steve. I will add Void to the list to try out.

On Wed, Oct 28, 2015 at 12:34 PM, Steve Litt <> wrote:
On Wed, 28 Oct 2015 10:26:30 -0400
john boris <> wrote:

> This unit is basically something for me to have on a trip when
> baggage is tight. I am not going to run any VMs on it. Just use it to
> log into my VPN for $WORK, check some things on the net, use a
> sniffer on a network etc. It is small enough and lite enough for
> those purposes. It only has 2gb of RAM and a small Hard Drive. The
> processor is not beefy.

I'd personally install Void Linux with LXDE and dmenu. Lubuntu 14.04LTS
with dmenu would be an excellent choice too. With 2GB RAM, I'd keep
Unity 1000 miles from this computer.


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