Scott Spanbauer writes that Ubuntu 6.06 is sweet, but can be slow on older PCs. Here's how to speed it up.
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It was such a nice change, I began to wonder how well Ubuntu would run on some of my older PCs. Alas, the resulting installations were a little slow, and in one case installation failed completely. But a little research turned up tricks to get Ubuntu sprinting even on antiquated systems. Here are a few basic things I did to adapt Dapper Drake to old hardware.