The non-PAE kernel is a version of the 32-bit linux kernel that does not use 48-bit addressing, limiting memory size. This kernel is often used on older systems that cannot use PAE and refuse to boot with a regular kernel.

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What upgrade options for non-PAE machine?

The last time I upgraded this machine it failed because I have a non-PAE processor. I was forced to reinstall the last, old version of Xubuntu. Now I fear I'm stuck with a discontinued distribution. ...
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Ubuntu Server on a 32- bit Non PAE Machine

I would like to install any version of Ubuntu Server on a fairly old machine to both test out Ubuntu Server and have a bit of fun. The problem I have encountered is that the machine does not have PAE ...
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error installing linux-image-3.11.0-19-generic: “kernel does not support non-PAE CPU” although CPU has PAE

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 Kernel 3.11.0-15-generic on my IBM T42 which has a Pentium M 1,7GHz Processor which has 32bit physical adress extension (PAE). Now I cannot install latest security updates ...
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Can't get past login screen on 12.04 server. How to get past it?

AS of right now, I am unable to log into my machine. No GUI is installed, so all I have is the CLI. The computer boots, and then comes to logon prompt. I can put in my username (the only one on the ...