*Tidbit* Avoid applying updates during install, it's unnecessary and may be troublesome.
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Just installed LXLE (Linux) on several old laptops. This seems to be the best distro for just install and go. Quite fast. No broadcom wireless setup! Connection is just like any modern device. Includes some great utilities. ~Loaded4th