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Old 12-14-2004, 09:20 PM   #1
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Dell Inspiron 8600

Hi. I'm thinking of buying an Inspiron 8600 from dell. Specs would be: Pentium M 2.0ghz, Centrino Wireless 2200 (b/g), 512mb RAM, geforce fx 5200 2go. Does anyone know of any reasons I shouldn't be able to get Linux running on this machine successfully?
Old 12-15-2004, 02:45 AM   #2
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I suggest that you read:

you will have to scroll down and check on the distro that you prefer


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