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What linux to use in a 32 bit lapto with amikit

Author Napthyme
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#1 Posted: 3 Jun 2017 05:37 
I recently bought an old compaq presario 2700 that originally came with winxp home. i want to try out linux with it and add amikit to make it a fully functional computer again. It does have a dvd drive as well.

What version of linux and amikit should I be using to make this work? I have no knowledge of using anything but windows and the old amiga 500, so really no idea where to start here.

Author klesterjr
Moderator
#2 Posted: 3 Jun 2017 14:23 
AmiPUP with AmiKit pre-installed

https://www.amikit.amiga.sk/portable

Author Napthyme
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#3 Posted: 3 Jun 2017 20:06 
This laptop currently has no OS on it, so do I need to install a linux or not?

Author klesterjr
Moderator
#4 Posted: 3 Jun 2017 20:19 
Napthyme

AmiPUP "IS" a Linux Distro. Just follow the instructions in that link.

Author Napthyme
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#5 Posted: 4 Jun 2017 03:13 
Are the help files now in the download? The webpage links are not working. No idea what
I am doing without some instructions.

Author AmiKit
Admin
#6 Posted: 4 Jun 2017 10:58 

Author Napthyme
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#7 Posted: 7 Jun 2017 04:09 
Can you do this with a dvd instead of a USB drive? If not what size drive is required? These instructions are now very ckear for someone who has no clue about linux.

Author AmiKit
Admin
#8 Posted: 7 Jun 2017 15:04 
I think it can boot from DVD too, just try it.

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