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perlsyntax
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Dell desktop question

Postby perlsyntax » Sat Feb 16, 2013 11:20 am

I want to know if this desktop will have any prob install linux mint on it.And will linux support 8GB of ram?I was think of get a new pc.

INSPIRON 660
PROCESSOR 3rd Generation Intel® Core™ i5-3330 processor (up to 3.20 GHz)
OPERATING SYSTEM Windows 8, 64-bit, English
MONITOR No Monitor
MEMORY 8GB Dual Channel DDR3 1600MHz - 2 DIMMs
HARD DRIVE 1TB Hard Drive, 3.5", 7200rpm, SATA
VIDEO CARD Intel® HD Integrated Graphics
OPTICAL DRIVE DVD+/-RW Tray Load Drive, 16X, SATA
WIRELESS Dell DW1506 (802.11 b/g/n) WLAN half mini-Card
Network Card Integrated 10/100/1000 Ethernet
COLOR Black Bezel

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Re: Dell desktop question

Postby perlsyntax » Sat Feb 16, 2013 5:41 pm

Anyone??

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Re: Dell desktop question

Postby fantastic one » Sat Feb 16, 2013 5:58 pm

Installing dual boot Linux and Windows 8 will be very difficult. I bought this exact system a few days ago and ended up wiping out the Win 8 to install my linux. In addition I have yet to find a driver for the wlan card.

8GB memory is not a problem since you will need to install 64-bit Linux.

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Re: Dell desktop question

Postby perlsyntax » Sat Feb 16, 2013 6:03 pm

I was think just put linux on it.What type of video card for intel is it?So there no driver for the wireless card is that build in?


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