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Find More Posts by idoneous. This shouldn’t be a big factor to think about unless you’re planning to watch Blu-ray movies, in which case you’ll need a Blu-ray optical drive that can read and write DVDs. Of course, if you’re planning to dual-boot or to go with a bit distro, you’ll want to get more. Here are some guidelines for choosing the one that’s right for you. They hope these examples will help you to get a better understanding of the Linux system and that you feel encouraged to try out things on your own. I’ve used it on old laptops ones worse than that , and it works great.

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Though you may not need a bit processor for Linux, you’ll be glad to have it if you’re dual-booting with Windows. I search on updates and selected the object linkx updates that presented itself. I would like amr run Linjx in it, hopefully in 64v bits. Unless you’re very sure that you won’t ever be using your laptop for anything involving more than just the most minimal graphics, your best bet is to tugion a laptop with a higher-end, dedicated video graphics card. Ubuntu Forums Code of Conduct.

This is another area of potential trouble for Linux users, so you’ll want to make sure your laptop’s video card and 3D acceleration are fully compatible. If it is not in the man pages or the how-to’s this is the place! For a nice, basic laptop setup, though, the Intel Core 2 Duo and the slightly slower dual-core AMD Turion 64 X2 could both be good choices for either a dual-boot or Linux-only scenario. It’s a bit daunting because you have to do a lot of crazy turlon stuff to install the operating system no easy gui installerbut do it a few times, and you’ll get a good idea on how your computer works.


I assume SuperPi is actually not a difficult algorithm so the algorithm itself is typically L1 cache. Even ATI supports bit operation in their closed-source drivers.

Hi, I dig out two benchmarkers that suppose to test multiple core performance http: Don’t post image-macros, rage comics, or other drivel here.

Please recommend me a linux distro based on these specifications: : linux

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If you’d like to contribute content, let us know. Free, Libre and open source software FLOSS means that everyone has the freedom to use it, see how it works, and change it. I suspect the answer will depend on the extent to which the OP uses 64 bit applications in Linux.

Let’s say 16M, how is that? By joining our community you will have the ability to post topics, receive our newsletter, use the advanced search, subscribe to threads and access many other special features. Don’t use this space for a list of your hardware. First of all, here are the specs for this very old laptop – it’s an HP Pavilion dv Thank You, Best Regards, Danish. Since this has long been an area of trouble for Linux users, it will be worth your while to make sure ahead of time that you get Linux-compatible wireless hardware.


No spamblog submissions – Posts that are identified as aamd blog-spam, a link aggregator, or an otherwise low-effort website are to be removed. Wireless support is one of the areas that has historically given Linux the most trouble, but thankfully that’s improving every day. I’m actually surprised that we don’t see raw processor performance benchmarks under DOS.

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lijux Once you pick a distro, check its Web site for hardware recommendations, even though most will be far exceeded by today’s laptop offerings. February 24th, 1. Of course if you start wanting to benchmark things like main memory or graphics, it would be much harder.

I was actually leaning towards Linux Mint until I read this, so any more information would be great! These are all factors you’ll x to consider, of course, but they typically don’t involve Linux-specific considerations.

Consider your needs and choose accordingly. Take some time to get the feel of the subreddit if you’re not sure!