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Old 06-02-2008, 10:58 AM   #1
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Friend,
I have a COMPAQ laptop with Windows XP Pro on its 80 G hdd. Am bit interested to fiddle with LINUX on a partition of the 80G. So could you suggest me a fine and simple version of LINUX and the procedure to install. Am fancying on both command prompt and GUI. My COMPAQ runs on Intel Celeron with 1G of RAM. I also want to know how to install the drivers for sound, video, LAN and PC Suite. One more thing, am using GPRS with phone so need to know bout usin it inside LINUX..

Thanks in advance..
 
Old 06-02-2008, 11:11 AM   #2
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Try Kubuntu: http://kubuntu.org.

* It's easy to use
* Comes stock with a UI similar to the Window$ one, and allows you to change it from that when/if you want
* Comes with a live-CD to try it before you install
 
Old 06-02-2008, 11:18 AM   #3
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Phone synchronization is good with Mandriva 2008 spring one/powerpack.
 
  


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