I have my old netbook that's showing it's age I guess. Windows 7 seems boggy and slow (not that it was ever fast here).
Below is some of the hardware. I am looking for something more light weight and something I can use mostly for browsing and some light text editing and thought maybe Ubuntu (or an older version) might be a bit better for my needs. The trouble is I don't want to hop right in and discover that I'll need a ton of obscure patches and some very specific installation steps that a layman can't simply know.
I just want to clearly know if it is doable, recommended, and not something I'm going to waste a weekend trying to patch?
Thanks in advance for the advice and answers.
OS Name Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium Version 6.1.7601 Service Pack 1 Build 7601 Other OS Description Not Available OS Manufacturer Microsoft Corporation System Manufacturer ASUSTeK Computer INC. System Model 1215N System Type X86-based PC Processor Intel(R) Atom(TM) CPU D525 @ 1.80GHz, 1800 Mhz, 2 Core(s), 4 Logical Processor(s) BIOS Version/Date American Megatrends Inc. 0503, 9/7/2010 SMBIOS Version 2.6 Windows Directory C:\windows System Directory C:\windows\system32 Boot Device \Device\HarddiskVolume1 Hardware Abstraction Layer Version = "6.1.7601.17514" Installed Physical Memory (RAM) 3.00 GB Total Physical Memory 2.74 GB Available Physical Memory 857 MB Total Virtual Memory 5.48 GB Available Virtual Memory 3.45 GB Page File Space 2.74 GB Page File C:\pagefile.sys