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Old 08-22-2008, 10:05 PM   #1
manu_7853
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help me


this is manu a newbie .got interested in linux but could not know
which linux to install.my laptop is a 32bit.its acer tm4150.
i tried to install suse but didnt worked.
so can u help me out .for which linux i should go???
 
Old 08-22-2008, 10:44 PM   #2
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Fedora, Ubuntu, slackware... there are alot, hard to suggest. however, what was the problem you had with Suse? It may or may not occur on other distros...
 
Old 08-23-2008, 12:27 AM   #3
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Also, help us out by using more descriptive thread titles that actually describe your question instead of just a "help me", which doesn't describe your thread at all. We all know those that ask questions need help or they wouldn't be posting questions on these forums in the first place.

As for the problem, what error did you get or what type of problem did you run into? Being a little more descriptive helps in getting better replies from members here.
 
Old 08-23-2008, 06:38 AM   #4
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use dynebolic
 
Old 08-23-2008, 10:29 PM   #5
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use dynebolic
That's helpful, why don't you explain why they should use that over all other options? And is it going to get past the error they got?
 
Old 08-25-2008, 10:06 AM   #6
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well i dont know what error he got, so I can't say.... what i CAN say is Dynebolic looks fantastic, works nice, and is all round... ultra cool! So - just use it


(some of the audio stuff doesn't work, and also k3b, be warned)
 
Old 08-25-2008, 10:14 AM   #7
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well i dont know what error he got, so I can't say.... what i CAN say is Dynebolic looks fantastic, works nice, and is all round... ultra cool! So - just use it


(some of the audio stuff doesn't work, and also k3b, be warned)
Just telling members to use a distro doesn't solve their problem though. You should try to be more constructive if you're going to help others. Telling members a distro "looks fantastic" and "ultra cool" probably isn't gonna win them over. And if it works nice, then audio and k3b would work.. sounds more like a broken distro to me. You should be a little more descriptive in why you think this distro would solve their problems.
 
Old 08-25-2008, 10:54 AM   #8
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thanks to all of u
 
Old 08-25-2008, 12:30 PM   #9
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Does the computer already have a Microsoft Windows OS installed? If so, and you have an internet connection, you can use unetbootin to install linux distributions:

http://lubi.sourceforge.net/unetbootin.html

If you want to install ubuntu within the windows os (not on its own partition) you can use wubi:

http://wubi-installer.org/

You can use the right links on this page to download and burn popular linux distributions. Many allow you to boot from the CD and view/use them before you install them to the hard drive. These are called live-evaluation distributions, and allow you to see whether they automatically detect and properly configure your hardware before you install them to the hard drive. You can also see if the distribution is one you like.

http://distrowatch.com/

Please keep posting here if you need more help.
 
  


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