"Installing Linux on an old laptop is far from simple, as
the following attests, but it is possible. It just takes a lot of
work. Available documentation online is less than
"I found a document that specifically mentioned the laptop I
had, but I couldn't make heads or tails of it. It was something
akin to an apple pie recipe that simply consists of the line "Then
add the apples."
"It's just as well I recently shaved my head since I would have
torn all my hair out during this install otherwise. I'm hoping that
by writing this, I may save someone elses hair, or sanity, or
marriage. Maybe all three."