You may also try few other distros that are known to be extremely light for very limited systems, I think Puppy linux can be on top for that, it requires a minimum of Mhz processor and MB ram. Have you seen bodhi? Easy to use because of it’s DE that resembles Windows. This OS should definitly be mentioned in the article above. Really I could find this information nowhere and, maybe the same denomination is given to the bit version as to the bit version. MacPup is another version of Puppy Linux but this time it is set up to look more like a Mac desktop.

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Click here for a full review of Zorin OS Lite. Mar 21, Posts: Another one that I have used is Linux Lite.

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Anyone have any ideas on OS’s to try? 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.

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I use it sometimes to read PDF, navigate with Chromium, write LibreOffice texts, play Spotify music, ear practice with GNU Solfege and watch videos offline p videos without llinux, some p are perfectly decodified. Everything works great, and i could find options easily of inel I wanted to do.


12 great Linux operating systems for netbooks

The time now is Last edited by stf92; at It is fairly obvious what you have to do. Got a favorite lightweight distro to recommend?

If you are patient compiling webkit can take a night or sohave fun playing with a Linux system, customizing the kernel config and fine tweaking sytem settings, Gentoo definitely is the distribution for you – like the Gentoo website says: Best Linxu distro of MrkvonicDec 5, It’s awesome how fast it is, how light it is.

I am just wondering which of these OSs has less trouble with Java plugins for browsers Firefox ad Chrome. Of all the distributions on this list, Mint offers arguably the best looking environment.

I understand now what you meant when you described the distro in the post, it’s a hands on distro but very flexible, and i’m just a noob! I’m running Gentoo on it, since source based distributions like Gentoo are definitely the fastest ones.

acer – Which is the fastest version of GNU/Linux for my netbook? – Ask Ubuntu

Anyway Kali isn’t bootable or at least I haven’t got it to. Help me find the best solution. Read More generally use fewer system resources than their Windows counterparts, and there are many compelling reasons to switch.


Got a Plex server set up for that, and my regular laptop with Ubuntu runs HD video great. I tried a live CD, and it’s pretty sweet. I used Manjaro, with a community flavor, LXQt. Leo 2, 10 Click here to read a full xtom of SolydX.

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To be honest it runs like a hog. Flash and MP3s work straight away and connecting to the internet is as simple as choosing the appropriate wireless connection after clicking on the network icon.

The fastest to do Word excel Internet Cloud drop box, boxcom, Google drive,… File manager Easy no command line Easy configuration of the access to internet I use the netbook to work on my documents and then store on the cloud. There are drawbacks of course, the most important being ontel Debian Wheezy uses an older libc than Ubuntu Want to know if that peripheral is compatible with Linux?

Nov 8, Posts: I am not english language native so please, bear with me. I am fairly new to Linux but have switched both my laptop and netbook to Ubuntu