My present version of Ubuntu is:
Eeebuntu, Ubuntu 8.10, is what is presently running.
suggested updates include:
and so on for over three hundred lines and almost 300 megabytes.
The previous owner is a good friend who believed himself a Linux person, but I remain skeptical. He gave me the device when he got a new one. I used the Internet to find out how to get into the machine. I had the previous owner's password and username, so getting in wasn't difficult. He asked me to delete his stuff when I turned it on. He had no licensed software, only flc music player and open office 3. I have already been to the local Public Library to use the wi-fi, and that works excellently.