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Old 12-24-2016, 09:27 PM   #1
Danielrohrig2015
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Ubuntu iso for hp tc1100


Looking for ubuntu to run on my hp tc1100. I tried the latest mint os and the screen was not showing everything had to shut down manually. I used the same usb boot on my newer hp running Windows 8 no problems.
 
Old 12-24-2016, 09:42 PM   #2
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Welcome to the forums!

I found the following page about HP TC1100. Can you confirm this is indeed your tablet computer?

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HP_Compaq_TC1100

Ubuntu is designed to run well on fast modern hardware. There is a strong possibility it will not run well on your discontinued year 2005 tablet, and/or that it will not be an easy beginner project. If you choose to proceed, a good first step is to make sure that your device meets the minimum hardware requirements for Ubuntu:

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Recommended system requirements:

2 GHz dual core processor or better
2 GB system memory
25 GB of free hard drive space
Either a DVD drive or a USB port for the installer media
Internet access is helpful
If your device does not meet the hardware requirements, there are a lot of good holiday sales going on right now, you could pick up a cheap laptop (US$200 or less) that easily meets the requirements for Ubuntu. Another option to consider is an inexpensive Android tablet (Android is based on Linux).

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Old 12-25-2016, 12:32 AM   #3
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That's what I figured. Only thing mine don't have is the processor speed but I like a challenge. Iv used linux a lot. Its always fun to try and make it work when they say it won't. Thanx for the reply
 
  


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