trying to revive hp laptop from 2007. everything was so different back then

ah, damn, it's core duo, not core 2 duo. that's why 64-bit distros failed to launch

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Progress of reviving laptop from 2007:
✅ Upgrade RAM to 4 gigs
✅ Upgrade to 64bit CPU (which costed $3 delivered)
✅ Install SSD as main disk
✅ Get rid of CD-ROM and install another HDD instead
✅ Install Linux (installed PopOS now, but might switch to something more lightweight)
🔲 Replace battery

Didn't test it a lot yet, but at first glance it seems to work nicely. It struggles to play youtube at 1080 (720 plays ok), but it doesn't matter as the screen is not HD, lol

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