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Is Ubuntu Shutting Out Old PCs?

Oct 10, 2012, 08:00 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Matt Hartley)

Looking back at the progress of Ubuntu over the years, including the various off-shoot distributions based on it, I cannot help but be amazed. I find myself amazed at the improvements made to the desktop, both in usability and new features. But sadly, some of these improvements mean that slower performing PCs will be left out in the cold. In this article, I???ll discuss what Ubuntu is doing to make using the Unity desktop more difficult for older PCs, examine whether or not this matters and talk about options are for all of us going forward.

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