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Old 04-27-2009, 07:15 PM   #1
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which version of linux for...

I am new and wan to try the software what i have says i do not have the wright kernle 64, im useing a Lenovo ideapad with an intel atom 2.0ghz cpu. igig ram. any help apppreciated!
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Old 04-27-2009, 08:56 PM   #3
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Which distribution of linux?

Which linux are you trying and what is the exact model of your Lenovo?

Linux comes in versions for 32-bit and 64-bit processors, although the 32-bit will work on the 64-bit.

When you post again, you might be aided by using the Spell Check at the bottom of the writing field, I am.
Old 05-05-2009, 06:58 PM   #4
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He's using an Ideapad s10. It has the following specifications:

Intel ATOM Processor N270 Single Core ( 1.60GHz 533MHz 512KB )
• Genuine Windows XP Home Edition
• Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 950
• 1 GB PC2-5300 DDR2 SDRAM 667MHz
• 10.2 " WSVGA AntiGlare TFT with integrated camera 1024x600
• 160GB 5400

I want to suggest Ubuntu, because he's new to all this, but I want to make sure his little thing can run it. Also, how can we install from a flash drive? And I'll make him use spellcheck next time.
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I've heard the Ubuntu 9.04 (JJ) is only 700MB. Is my friend's configuration sufficient to run it? If so, what is our first step?


We were able to set up a dual-boot configuration on his netbook between his current Windows install and Ubuntu 9.04. It was super easy and I would definitely recommend it for anyone following this thread in the hopes of getting their own netbook aboard the OSS train. All we had to do was use an external CD drive, the partitioning and setting up of the system were self-explanatory. Thank you all for your support.

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