Linpus lite "downgrade"?
I just updated and upgraded my linpus lite on my Acer Aspire One and it seems the latest version of Firefox requires too big a RAM for my computer...is there any way to install a previous version without unistalling firefox?
I am asking because, for some reason, I have lost my root password and have very limited actions performable on this computer (but because I am using it only for the internet when I travel it's enough)
If you have lost your root password, you will probably have to do a reinstall or reset your password from a live ISO. Without root it is probably impossible to make that big of a change to your filesystem.
I recommend using Ubuntu Easy Peasy or Ubuntu Netbook Remix.(official)
Everything works out the box: wireless, camera, codecs are preinstalled, flash is preinstalled and it has Firefox 3, OpenOffice 3, Pidgin,VLC and Songbird!!!
You have to do NOTHING after the installation!:cool: It really rocks:banana:
The official version does not come with pre-installed codecs I think, but it is very easy to install them.
The installation is really easy* and in case you have a question, everyone in the forums can help you, since Ubuntu (on which it is based) is probably the most popular Linux distribution.
To make a live-usb you can use Unetbootin, which works on either Linux or Windows.
* At some point it will ask you to make partitions.
-If you have the 80+GB HDD version,make:
10GB of type ext3, mount point /
The rest make it type ext3, mount point /home
-If you have the 8GB SSD version make:
the rest type etx2, mount point /
Be careful, it must be ext2 and NOT ext3.