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I have a friends previously xp machine, that is about 10 years old. It only boots through CD but I've made two different CD-R's with Lubuntu and it won't take. I do get mini-iso to load, and have installed Lubuntu, but is there a more efficient desktop than Lubuntu-desktop?
The computer has 256mb RAM, and when I had Lubuntu-Desktop installed half of it was used up by the desktop. The machine loads Chrome well enough and plays youtube videos barely, but getting movies to play through xbmc/vlc is almost impossible (even logging out and logging in directly to xbmc).
So is there any other desktop I can install other than
sudo apt-get install lubuntu-desktop that would allow the computer to browse/watch movies.