Giving Linux a whirl with older hardware

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Giving Linux a whirl with older hardware

Postby TheMotorMan » Sat Mar 08, 2014 1:17 pm

Hello all, I'm a PC enthusiast since the days of the Vic20.
Over the years I've collected 3, 8 input I/O sound cards to create a 24 track recording unit.
The motherboard is an Asus P4P800SE 3.4ghz with Mint loaded, my next step is to install the sound cards.
These cards are now long time obsolete for driver support as I now forge ahead with Mint in hopes of better results.
With XP there where periodic BSOD failures and I believe the drivers for Linux are available.
As I become familiar with this platform, I do look forward to improved results !!!

cheers,
Mark

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Re: Giving Linux a whirl with older hardware

Postby Crewp » Sat Mar 08, 2014 7:00 pm

Welcome to Linux Mint. :D
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Re: Giving Linux a whirl with older hardware

Postby The-Wizard » Sat Mar 08, 2014 7:45 pm

Welcome to the Mint family forums

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Re: Giving Linux a whirl with older hardware

Postby jesica » Tue Mar 11, 2014 2:07 am

Greetings from the Mint family :P
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Re: Giving Linux a whirl with older hardware

Postby vrkalak » Tue Mar 11, 2014 2:13 am

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Re: Giving Linux a whirl with older hardware

Postby Zorba » Tue Mar 11, 2014 5:36 am

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