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On such a "low-end" device I'd recommend Lubuntu. Lubuntu is a lightweight version of Ubuntu, using the LXDE desktop environment. It is specificly designed to work on machines with low amounts of RAM, old CPU's and small harddrives. Download it from http://lubuntu.net/ , burn a CD/DVD with it, and try it out in the Live session.
This problem also seem to be happening when you connect your mouse via an external USB hub. xinput solves the issue even when you are using an external USB hub, but if you do not wish to play with your configuration, you can simply connect your mouse to your motherboard USB input socket as well. That should usually give you enough room to setup the right ...
Yep, all old releases are in: http://old-releases.ubuntu.com/ Better to modify your /etc/apt/sources.list to point to the new URL, example: deb http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ maverick restricted multiverse universe main to: deb http://old-releases.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ maverick restricted multiverse universe main Reference: How to Install ...
If you still want to use meld on 10.10, Please try this package: http://launchpadlibrarian.net/55033915/meld_1.3.2-1ubuntu1_all.deb It came from https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/maverick/i386/meld/1.3.2-1ubuntu1 Or you could pick an older verion here.
I found the answer here: http://crunchbang.org/forums/viewtopic.php?pid=114968 You can do either one of two things (or both): open alsamixer using the command line: alsamixer and then press F6 and select the default device for alsa. Once you've done that, save the alsa settings: sudo alsactl store It may also be necessary to edit the alsa ...
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