Restoring an old laptop with Linux

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Shared November 1, 2018

In today's video I chat about fixing up an old laptop using Linux. With the help of MX Linux, a somewhat lightweight Linux distribution, I managed to extend the life of this old Advent 5311. The full specs for it can be found at

MX Linux can be found at
"MX Linux is a cooperative venture between the antiX and former MEPIS communities, using the best tools and talents from each distro. It is a midweight OS designed to combine an elegant and efficient desktop with simple configuration, high stability, solid performance and medium-sized footprint." From the MX Linux website.

Lubuntu can be found at
"Lubuntu is a complete Operating System that ships the essential apps and services for daily use: office applications, PDF reader, image editor, music and video players, etc." From the Lubuntu website.