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ive got an old DE:: OPTIPLEX GX1 with a 450 processor. ive just installed linux xp as the computer is just for my workshop and its only small spec but ...
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    linux xp 2006


    ive got an old DE:: OPTIPLEX GX1 with a 450 processor. ive just installed linux xp as the computer is just for my workshop and its only small spec but ideal for what i need it for (diagrams and plans )etc
    but now im getting a box saying it needs activating.but ive no serial number or anything. where can i get the number from

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    Linux XP is simply not free. It cost 40$ (US).

    So you can buy a serial number if you want to :
    http://www.linux-xp.com/buy-license/

    Or try any other Linux distribution that is free. Some hints about how to choose the right distro for you :
    http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/lin...e-posting.html
    "To express yourself in freedom, you must die to everything of yesterday. From the 'old', you derive security; from the 'new', you gain the flow."

    -Bruce Lee

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