Hi Just to update.
Lubuntu working fine. I did a fresh install and added nomodeset to line with quiet splash and all good now.
Just using for browsing and some basic documents.
It's great how little disc space it takes up.
Windows really is a greedy OS in comparison.
Thanks for the help...
Thanks for reply.
"Not sure what you mean by that, did you get as far as seeing "quiet splash"?"
Sorry I meant if I choose E for Edit I see a line with quiet splash for on both
*Lubuntu 18.10 GNU/Linux
*Advanced options for Lubuntu 18.10 GNU/Linux
but either line with quiet splash...
OK read through most of that and think I'm doing things right I can get into the grub menu. It's tap esc at boot.
My 3 options there are
Lubuntu 18.10 GNU/Linux
Advanced options for Lubuntu 18.10 GNU/Linux
Which should I chose?
quiet splash is in first 2.
Where exactly should I...
OK I've a new issue.
I tried Lubuntu on a live USB. Everything worked fine and was happy with it. So I installed it. Install seemed to go OK when finished it said good to restart or continue using live USB. I chose to restart. When I restarted the laptop I'm just getting a black screen with...
Thanks for reply.
Yes it's a live Usb.
It was the touchpad which I couldn't get working but I tried a mouse I had and it works fine.
Thanks for the inspiration.
The touchpad pointer isn't coming up in xinput at all.
It's not that important if the mouse works anyway.
I've tried Linux lite and Lubuntu. Both boot up fine the only issue is the mouse pointer isn't working on either.
Is there something simple I'm missing or need to do?
I would try other distros but there's no point if I'm missing something.
I'm a complete beginner here.
I have an Acer Aspire One 1-431 2gb Ram Intel Celeron N3050 1.60Ghz with a 32gb eMMC flash drive.
Is has Windows 10 as the OS which isn't working properly the issue is there isn't enough space on the drive to update Windows and I've deleted everything else...