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Old 02-19-2006, 08:06 PM   #1
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Default What should I install?

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I don't have very much knowledge about Linux and would really like to learn. Anyways, I have an old P3 with 128mb RAM, 80gb HD and onboard sound and video, i think (this isnt my only computer, lol).

I would like to know what version of Linux would work the best on this computer. It currently has Windows 98 on it and it seems to run fine. So I am going to completely get rid of 98 and format the HD and start fresh with Linux.

I am just unsure of what will run the best (and fastest). I will probably only be using it for IMing and surfing the net.


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Old 02-20-2006, 08:28 AM   #2
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Any version of Linux will run well on that machine. It has been said that Ubuntu is the easiest to learn, so I would start with that. I would have to agree that it's pretty easy to learn. I've used Red Hat, Mandrake, Lebra Net, and now Ubuntu, and it is the easiest so far.....
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