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Linux - Laptop and Netbook Having a problem installing or configuring Linux on your laptop? Need help running Linux on your netbook? This forum is for you. This forum is for any topics relating to Linux and either traditional laptops or netbooks (such as the Asus EEE PC, Everex CloudBook or MSI Wind).

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Old 10-23-2004, 09:22 AM   #1
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How to install linux on Extensa 510


I have a very old laptop Extenxa 510, Texas instruments Hd 850Mb, RAM 16MB. I want to install linux on it but the problem is that ther is no cdrom and the floppy driver is broken. The only way i can get data in it is by using direct cable connection, or modem. There is no etheral port for a ftp installation.

Any sugestions on how to install linux in this laptop? Or is it time for a funeral ceremony for my laptop!!!
 
Old 03-19-2005, 07:54 AM   #2
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Extensa Linux

OK if u r still trying this drop me a line - I hhave just done it and am proceeding .... CIAO rich hall richard@starmail.co.za
 
  


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