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Old 06-06-2015, 08:16 AM   #1
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Need OS for Acer Aspire One

I have a aspire one net book that need a operating system and I was directed to this site. Is there any one to help me locate a operating system?
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Does it has dvd drive or usb port?

There are many Linux distro's available to install.

You may try Debian. Get it from here.
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If you go to the distrowatch site, you can see what the most popular linux distributions are and pick the one that you fancy most. Currently Mint leads the field in the Page Hit ranking; Debian is third.
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Also you might want to check the hardware compatibility listings here on site.
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Hello and welcome to LQ.

Yes, some of those netbooks need a bit of special attention to get it working well. \

This page is about the original distro maybe. At the bottom it has links to some other good choices.

Although this page is a few years old, it should still provide you with a set of choices.

And from that

Basically you'd want a 32 bit version and what we call a lightweight window manager.

If you knew more about your hardware maybe we could narrow it down.

You should be able to run some live distro's to test.
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I use an Acer Aspire One netbook (AAO532) & I have AntiX running on it.
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