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Offline wonderbgr

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IBM Thinkpad T43 - 1871
« on: May 24, 2020, 09:42:03 am »
Hello All ! Greetings from Greece.
I recently found the Peppermint 10 and I AM AMAZED!!
Its perfect OS  light , fast , beautiful ! for this 15y old laptop!
No setup problems! just burn iso in a usb stick and install all plug and play!

System:    Host: jim-ThinkPad-T43 Kernel: 5.3.0-53-generic i686 bits: 32
                  Desktop: N/A Distro: Peppermint Ten
Machine:  Device: laptop System: IBM product: 18714AG v: ThinkPad T43 serial: N/A
                  Mobo: IBM model: 18714AG serial: N/A
                 BIOS: IBM v: 70ET61WW (1.21 ) date: 11/01/2005
Battery    BAT0: charge: 31.1 Wh 79.4% condition: 39.2/51.8 Wh (76%)
CPU:       Single core Intel Pentium M (-UP-) cache: 2048 KB speed: 2133 MHz (max)
            Graphics:  Card: Intel Mobile 915GM/GMS/910GML Express Graphics Controller
           Display Server: x11 (X.Org 1.20.5 )
           drivers: intel (unloaded: modesetting,fbdev,vesa)
           Resolution: 1024x768@60.00hz
           OpenGL: renderer: Mesa DRI Intel 915GM x86/MMX/SSE2
           version: 1.4 Mesa 19.2.8
Audio:     Card Intel 82801FB/FBM/FR/FW/FRW (ICH6 Family) AC'97 Audio Controller
              driver: snd_intel8x0
              Sound: Advanced Linux Sound Architecture v: k5.3.0-53-generic
Network:   Card-1: Broadcom and subsidiaries NetXtreme BCM5751M Gigabit Ethernet PCIE
             driver: tg3
             IF: enp2s0 state: down mac: <filter>
             Card-2: Intel PRO/Wireless 2200BG [Calexico2] Network Connection
             driver: ipw2200
             IF: wlp4s2 state: up mac: <filter>
Drives:   HDD Total Size: 40.0GB (41.9% used)
                ID-1: /dev/sda model: TOSHIBA_MK4026GA size: 40.0GB
Partition: ID-1: / size: 37G used: 16G (46%) fs: ext4 dev: /dev/sda1
RAID:       No RAID devices: /proc/mdstat, md_mod kernel module present
Sensors:  System Temperatures: cpu: 45.0C mobo: 33.0C
                Fan Speeds (in rpm): cpu: 2968
Info:       Processes: 148 Uptime: 11 min Memory: 749.4/1933.1MB
               Client: Shell (bash) inxi: 2.3.56

I enable zswap too
And disable all security mitigations.. (the speed improvements is  big!) any advice ??
I usually surf with firefox(i made some speed seetings) , and hear music from youtube on chromium(is faster on youtube.)

Last i found about Passing of Mark Greaves (PCNetSpec) , he devoted his life to the project with the support of his family, ,, the memorial fund,,,All donations will go directly to Jayne's treatment for her Multiple Sclerosis...
All we can help,, together.

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Re: IBM Thinkpad T43 - 1871
« Reply #1 on: May 25, 2020, 04:05:01 am »
Welcome wonderbgr,
Glad to have you on board and great to hear you have successfully repurposed such an excellent laptop!
Peter Paterson
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