[Wiltshire] Request for help - Ubuntu 14.04

amanglo at utvinternet.com amanglo at utvinternet.com
Fri Sep 5 16:39:16 UTC 2014

Ralph, many thanks. `uname -m' did show `x86_64'. I'll put my thinking cap on. 

On 3 Sep 2014 at 17:32, Ralph Corderoy wrote:

> Hi Derek,
> John wrote:
> >    - Lubuntu (Ubuntu remix with the LXDE desktop)
> >    - Xubuntu (Ubuntu remix with the XFCE desktop)
> You should be able to update your Ubuntu to have these as an option by
> installing their packages, lubuntu-desktop and xubuntu-desktop.  Or just
> one if you're low on disk space.  I think there will then be an option
> on the login screen of which desktop to use.
> You've a 64-bit CPU;  did you install the 64-bit version of Ubuntu?
> `uname -m' should show `x86_64'.
> As for Simon's VirtualBox suggestion;  you might need to check your CPU
> supports virtualisation in hardware, else it will be very slow AIUI.
> Cheers, Ralph.
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