June 1, 2020 ☼ Journal
There had been a bit of a silence here since my last post, but suffice it to say, I claim victory and am happily running Ubuntu now. Turns out, installing Ubuntu on my Acer laptop was the easy part, getting the boot-loader to run though was a different beast altogether.
I was already ready to throw the towel on this one, until I found an old forum entry on how to make it work. I needed to dive into the BIOS a bit (which kind of feels scary), but I got it to work and the machine performs wonderfully.
My plan is to set up the machine as minimal as possible, but I still need to set up a few more things here. But I will take my time with that to make sure I only install what I really need.