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Recommended replacement for Fuduntu (a discontinued Linux distro) [closed]

I have a laptop which gets very hot. And as we know, heat is bad for the Lithium battery. So I wanted to install a distro which was lightweight and kept my laptop cool. I came to know about this ...
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2answers
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What OS is recommended, Windows or Linux? [closed]

So I am about to buy a new laptop and was wondering what OS I should commit to. I have been using Windows XP for quite some time and feel it's time to move on. I have heard Windows 7 has been ...
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5answers
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A good Linux alternative to Ubuntu for a working environment

Im running a decent laptop with 3GB ram and 2GHz Core Duo. I use it mainly for working which requires several SSH and SFTP connections to servers and running a VM most of the time. Nothing much more ...
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7answers
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Most suitable Linux distro for a ~2003 laptop

I have a Dell Lattitude D600 laptop which has a Pentium M 1.6GHz CPU, an ATI Mobility Radeon 9000 GPU and 512Mb RAM. It was bought ~2003. I'm looking at installing Linux on it but would like to know ...
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5answers
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Redeeming an old laptop

I have a 2001-vintage laptop that is getting so slow my kids won't even use it much anymore. Is there anything I can do that's free or inexpensive to make it more usable for light-duty use (web ...
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3answers
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I have a very old laptop, and would like a small linux distro for it

I have a very old laptop. It runs Windows ME, slowly. It has too little memory to run Ubunto off the CD. It showed the text/list based UI that gives the option of trying so or just installing it on ...
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9answers
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What version of Linux to install on a laptop? [closed]

I have an ancient Toshiba 4600 Satellite Pro laptop. It has WinXP, and it's no longer responding. (See http://superuser.com/questions/70312/winxp-apps-wont-end) So, I figured it's time to try ...
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5answers
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Which linux distro for a laptop in windows environmet?

I just got new laptop at work. What would you recommend as a linux distribution for it? All other developers are working under windows, and use windows tools. I'm currently using ArchLinux, but want ...