[Wolves] Talk: John Alexander - Making Hardware Work, 10th February

Adam Sweet adamsweet at gmail.com
Fri Feb 12 16:19:48 UTC 2021

On 12/02/2021 16:12, Adam Sweet wrote:
> On 12/02/2021 07:27, Mark Croft Redditch Linux Mint wrote:
>> Thank you everyone involved including top tutorial on finding hardware
>> issues in Linux from John..
>> Looking forward too next one..
>> I am installing solus Linux on slow dell latitude d520  laptop... ram
>> 3gb . HDD 80gb .. it has got 64 bit Intel CPU.
> Looking it up, the CPU is actually 1.66 GHz. 667 MHz is the system bus
> speed. Nevertheless, that seems like it will be an uphill struggle
> without more RAM.

Actually, according to this:


That's a 32 bit CPU so RAM might not be your only problem. Solus doesn't
appear to support 32 bit x86. You might try BunsenLabs, but again you're
still short on RAM.

A quick Google brought up this article which may have you choose a
distro if you can't get Solus running:



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