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Old 10-13-2011, 10:33 PM   #1
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HELLO THERE :

I,m a regular windows xp user , and like to start using any linux OS,s .

Can I have a step by step guide noticing :

1- I have a skystar2 pci card .

2- an Intel(r)ham 5628 v.92 modem.

3- 768 mb ddr1 memory with celeron processor.


thanks a lot , nan96
 
Old 10-13-2011, 11:44 PM   #2
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You may want to ask why you want to run linux. Also try running some live discs to see what version may work the best for your setup. Some may work better then others. Usually you will not find a step by step guide on how to do everything. We usually help people who try to at least help themselves first.
 
Old 10-14-2011, 12:29 AM   #3
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Also if you have xp you'll want to save a system image of the os if you don't have the install disc since you can't buy it. Especially if your video driver isn't supported in wins7
 
Old 10-14-2011, 10:32 AM   #4
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Hi,

Welcome to LQ!
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Originally Posted by nan96 View Post
HELLO THERE :

I,m a regular windows xp user , and like to start using any linux OS,s .

Can I have a step by step guide noticing :

1- I have a skystar2 pci card .

2- an Intel(r)ham 5628 v.92 modem.

3- 768 mb ddr1 memory with celeron processor.


thanks a lot , nan96
The LiveCD List is a Good List to select from. Pick a few to download and test drive a LiveCD Gnu/Linux. Be sure to burn the ISO image!

Just a few links to aid you to gaining some understanding;




1 Linux Documentation Project
2 Rute Tutorial & Exposition
3 Linux Command Guide
4 Bash Beginners Guide
5 Bash Reference Manual
6 Advanced Bash-Scripting Guide
7 Linux Newbie Admin Guide
8 LinuxSelfHelp
9 Utimate Linux Newbie Guide

The above links and others can be found at 'Slackware-Links'. More than just SlackwareŽ links!
 
Old 10-14-2011, 10:34 AM   #5
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I suggest that you look at 'How to Ask Questions the Smart Way' so in the future your queries provide information that will aid us in diagnosis of the problem or query.


 
Old 10-14-2011, 01:34 PM   #6
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I would suggest Ubuntu/LinuxMint to start off with for you. For the step by step on how to install Ubuntu/Linuxmint there are alot of resources out there on the internet.
for the latest Ubuntu step-by-step guide, click this link : Step-by-Step guide to installing ubuntu
 
  


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