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Old 10-30-2007, 04:45 PM   #31
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So that didn't help? Oh well, I would say, on to Debian Etch. Stable and supported, uses Gnome by default but you can install a different desktop later. It may be somewhat harder to configure, however, but that's almost unavoidable if you try to install something with a GUI on an older system.

http://cdimage.debian.org/debian-cd/4.0_r1/i386/iso-cd/

btw, you need only the first cd (unless you haven't got an internet connection)
 
Old 10-30-2007, 06:02 PM   #32
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btw, you need only the first cd (unless you haven't got an internet connection)
Man you scared me i see 20 CD's i cry! man wow... I'll try it

Update:
Ok i get errors while trying to install the base system and won't let me continue :/
So i'm trying the Network install and XFCE one maybe they will work. (this is such a pain)...

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Old 10-30-2007, 07:28 PM   #33
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It seems that you really haven't got any luck with that computer. Did it run Linux before? It's beginning to look as if it has some part that is not 100% Linux compatible. I hope you have better luck with the other install methods, Debian has many. If not, you may want to have a look at Mepis AntiX.

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Old 10-30-2007, 08:51 PM   #34
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OMFG I finally got it to work!!!!!!! THX for all your help ppl! now it is time to configure :/ crazy stuff

(Update)
It works fine but i'm trying to install graphics drivers and it asks to turn off xserver anyone know how to do it?

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