Look at: http://www.maketecheasier.com/build-lightweight-linux-for-low-end-laptop
Do : Installing the Core System
UNSELECT EVERYTHING EXCEPT:...
that don't require much memory Less and less true nowadays.
@Darren Hale is correct, you need a lightweight distro. Could you increase the amount...
There are some websites which will not help with passwords, it is against their rules --- the computer could be stolen property. There are some...
What happens is you try to remove it entirely and install it again?
sudo apt-get purge mate-control-center
sudo apt-get install mate-control-center
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