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Old 11-25-2015, 04:57 PM   #1
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I have an Acer Aspire One that came with windows-xp. I want to install Linux on it. which version of Linux will I need to install on it to operate properly?

O.S. Microsoft windows-xp version 2002
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CPU. N270 @ 1.60 GHZ
1.60 GHZ, 0.99 GB of RAM
150 GB Hard drive
built in web cam
no internal cd/dvd drive but have an external one
3 usb slots and rgb port

any help would be appreciated.
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Old 11-25-2015, 06:51 PM   #2
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I have the exact same netbook...and wanting to do the same thing. I decided I would partition the HDD and check out Mint Mate and a few others to see which I like.
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I would suggest Puppy Linux because it is a fairly complete tiny OS and those Netbooks are sooo slow!

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