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Eee PC XP to Linux? is this an easy task?!!

aircanman Avatar
7y, 11m agoPosted 7 years, 11 months ago
Hey all,,

I have an eee pc with xp on it, and I want to try linux, is this a hard task?

And does anyone know what I need to do. ??

rep waiting. !!
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7y, 11m agoPosted 7 years, 11 months ago
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#1
isn't there an easy way to restore the pc back to linux... when its booting?
banned#2
If your not used of Linux try leaving XP on it and use a USB stick with Linux on it to boot from.
Here's a tutorial on making an Ubuntu bootable USB:
http://www.pendrivelinux.com/2007/09/28/usb-ubuntu-710-gutsy-gibbon-install/

Then if you like it you could always wipe the eeepc and install Linux

Here's the Ubuntu eeepc community page:
https://help.ubuntu.com/community/EeePC

Hope it helps :)
#3
Linux is practically impossible to work.....especially on the ps3 or Eee PC..:whistling::p
Kidding aside yellow dog linux is very user friendly and very speedy. :thumbsup:
#4
don't forget to memorise every episode of star trek!
#5
The Ubuntu pendrive install links above are somewhat out of date

For a non persistent install ( meaning that no changes are saved ) see
http://www.pendrivelinux.com/2008/11/01/ubuntu-810-install-using-the-built-in-usb-installer/

For the persistent install ( meaning that any changes will be saved i.e. bookmarks , new app. installations etc.) see
http://www.pendrivelinux.com/2008/10/15/ubuntu-810-persistent-flash-drive-install-from-live-cd/

note that both of these methods mean that you can boot to ubuntu from a memory stick without effecting your Windows installation, so you can try it out and switch back to XP if you don't like it.

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