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Old 03-03-2012, 07:48 AM   #1
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What are the minimum requirements for Ubuntu OS


I work for a trash company as a mechanic. The guy have given me 2 dell laptops 1 is a C640 latitude with a 1.8g possessor and 1G of RAM. The second one is a inspiron 6000 with a 1.86g centrino and 1g of ram.
My question is will these run a full version of Ubuntu. I think they they will but but seeing how I'm new to Linux I wanted to ask the pros.

Thanks
 
Old 03-03-2012, 08:04 AM   #2
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Read https://help.ubuntu.com/community/In...emRequirements

Or... just install it and see
 
Old 03-03-2012, 08:19 AM   #3
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Thanks I down loaded the the 2g one for my desktop and liked it. I have a friend that has the full version witch I'm going to put on the 600 today as a test. Thanks again for the help. Hey what about media players like adobe flash player does Linux have anything that works for replacement for flash player?
 
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Go to the Adobe site (link below). It should detect you are running Linux. Click the down arrow on the Select version to download and click on APT for Ubuntu.

http://get.adobe.com/flashplayer/
 
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Better yet, install the package ubuntu-restricted-extras or read here:

https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Re...dFormats/Flash

In general you should trust how-to's from help.ubuntu.com rather than random advice from strangers on a message board (not that we aren't all wonderful people and Linux geniuses of course).
 
  


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