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Install help

Postby Speedy on Tue Jun 30, 2009 3:01 am

Step by step is needed (:
im new here and cant seem to install it correctly
im running off a 4gb usb flash drive now
I have linux mint 3.1 and want to install it on a Pentium 4 , 2.4ghz, 512mb ram, 40gb hd pc
Help would be greatly appreciated
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Re: Install help

Postby barrieluv on Tue Jun 30, 2009 3:38 am

I'll help if you can enlighten me as to why you chose to go with version 3.1... :)
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Re: Install help

Postby Aging Technogeek on Tue Jun 30, 2009 5:51 pm

Mint 3.1 is no longer supported. This means no updates, little or no access to repositories for addition of new programs and lack of compatibility with newer versions.

With the system specs you provided, I would suggest obtaining a copy of Mint 6 XFCE or Mint 6 Fluxbox. Either will install and fun admirably on your system. (Mint 7 XFCE should be available within the next 2-3 weeks)

If you want long term support. go with Mint 5. It is the current long term support version.
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Re: Install help

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