Post Your Answer Discard By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of service , privacy policy and cookie policy , and that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies. How we can enable wi-fi in compaque presario CQ Yes boys this worked me also. However, being an extremely new Ubuntu user, I don’t know what you mean by:. I’ve been a bit out of touch recently apart from maintaining this laptop on Pclos. It will do what you want.

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I’ve got a few other OSes I can boot up if I choose: I have no TV so one computer I use as my “entertainment center”, music lknux with speaker system, movies, etc. Introduction to Linux – A Hands on Guide This guide was created as an overview of the Linux Operating System, geared toward new users as an exploration tour and getting started guide, with exercises at the end of each chapter. I couldn’t imagine using Vista which it was preinstalled with.


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[SOLVED] Best linux for older HP COMPAQ Presario

Last edited by jefro; at Linux – Laptop and Netbook Having a problem installing or configuring Linux on your laptop? Edit this page Old revisions. I’m having problems comlaq centos 5.

Any help, where can I get the drivers lonux. I would install Xubuntu. Find More Posts by ardvark Because off that i change for win xp, i miss ubuntu, xp its a shit!. OK well sounds as though worth another look I think that even if you try Lubuntu, it might be too heavy for your machine but you might try.

Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. I tried to see the bios options as i saw it in a forum but there was nothing regarding virtualisation. comlaq

Can’t vompaq exact specs. You might have a problem with the installation, but the alternative installation would work. Jyothi, Thank you for this information. Email Required, but never shown.

Sign up using Facebook. I’ve been a bit out of touch recently apart from maintaining this laptop on Pclos. Bethlehem, Georgia, US Distribution: Find More Posts by Ztcoracat. Popular Guides Preparing your system for Linux. There are many minimal distro’s and ones made for minimal hardware to look at. If you don’t mind the system being slow, then its OK. Otherwise I would seriously get a diffrent machine, or if that’s not a option upgrade atleast the RAM in yours.


Actually Mepis and Mint probably more recent as tried them on a friend’s laptop, but she couldn’t get away from Windows. The specs on your nVidia GPU look compzq too. I wish to install debian on Compaq presario CQ40 laptop. Visit the following links: Some folks like antix and there is the whole cast of Slackware users here. Find More Posts by fatmac. BB code is On.