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#394928 - 14th Mar 2010 3:32pm which linux ??
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Hi All,
i have bought a second hand laptop [very cheap!could'nt resist!!] it's a Dell Latitude csx, it has windows98 on it which i don't like,i was thinking of putting linux on it, but i believe you have to format the hard drive first then put the new system on? am i wright or wrong?
the laptop has 128Mgb of ram,so would have to have small linux, but which one? puppy or damn small linux??
also the fan makes a noise,what can i do about that?
chris.

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#414246 - 9th Jun 2010 9:51am Re: which linux ?? [Re: chris7777]
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hi Chris don't know if you still have your laptop.
but I would go for Ubuntu as it as cloud computing so will run on old/crap pc's lol, as for the fan go to http://download.cnet.com/SpeedFan/3000-2094_4-10067444.html
hope this help you/others

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#425390 - 15th Aug 2010 11:03pm Re: which linux ?? [Re: chris7777]
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How do you both not know whether to format a hard drive, and then cite several particularly specialised Linuxes as candidates? I mean if you're trolling, fantastic, sorry to interrupt...

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