Old hardware

Here you can post about your various experiences with PC hardware. You can also post about hardware that is not compatible with the linux kernel or not recommended for use with Porteus.
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Old hardware

Post#1 by Bigprv » 03 Jul 2013, 20:10

I am currently running a dell laptop 5000e ppm 450 mhz p3 running the latest porteus desktop rc 2.1 and i am just about able to do everything on my pc. only issue is trying to stream movies as i need to update the flash that comes with it so i can watch some streams. any idea. web browsers i am running are firefox and google chrome modules.

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Re: Old hardware

Post#2 by donald » 03 Jul 2013, 22:48

Bigprv wrote:I am currently running a dell laptop 5000e ppm 450 mhz p3
Adobe dropped support of processors without SSE2 on Linux
(you can check with "grep ^flags /proc/cpuinfo" the letters "sse2"
should be in the list)

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Re: Old hardware

Post#3 by francois » 04 Jul 2013, 23:12

Is this answer satisfying or you would like to have more? :)
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Re: Old hardware

Post#4 by donald » 04 Jul 2013, 23:33

@francois

the (maybe) more satisfying answer is already there:

viewtopic.php?f=81&t=2218

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Re: Old hardware

Post#5 by francois » 05 Jul 2013, 13:25

Thanks.
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