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Hi im new to linux and i want to install linux on my Amd 2800 and i was wondering what one do i need to install ie i386 or i586 ...
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    Hi im new to linux and i want to install linux on my Amd 2800 and i was wondering what one do i need to install ie i386 or i586 whats the diff? and whats a good linux for n00bs like me

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    For a little more in-depth description than you probably want, check my response in this thread:

    http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/topic-27944.html

    Long story short, either will work but i586 is specially made for your CPU.
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    Thanks thats was the quickest post in history i'll guess i'll start wif mandrake i586 10.1 and c how i go with that im glad i asked cos i was going to download i386 :s

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