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I have an old laptop (HP Xh485) that I'd like to put Linux on. The Windows 98 on it is getting slow and unstable. I'm hesitating because I've tried two ...
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- 09-02-2006 #1
Live CD vs Install
My question is, if Live CD fails, will an install fail too?
- 09-02-2006 #2
i tried install ubuntu on older machine too and it always failed....but installers works fine...specialy text installers....download fedora core which is not live cd......
- 09-03-2006 #3
It could be that you just need to try a less resource-intensive distro. DSL (Damn Small Linux) is a popular one, as are Puppy Linux and Feather Linux. Note that Puppy Linux requires 128 MB of RAM.
Best of luck!