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« Reply #11: October 26, 2007, 06:07:30 pm »

Also, I don't do much with my comp. other than surf the 'net, chat, occasional artwork and writing.

Dania, do you have a cable connection?  If so you could try playing with the Knoppix live-Linux OS I posted up-thread.  The reason for the cable connection is two-fold: 1) you have to download a cd's worth of data and then burn the image to a CD.  2) Knoppix recognized my hard-wired cable connection immediately.  Wireless I wasn't able to do anything about but that's ok, I was able to work just fine.

This way you could try playing around with linux with no worries about changing around your computer as it is now.  If you use the 'toram' boot option when you login you can even load the OS directly to your ram.  This has the effect of freeing up your cd drive and lets you play with music options and such.  I would recommend at least a full gig of ram to do this though.

For those who are interested here's a list of general FAQ's on the Knoppix Wiki.

It's a fun system to play with.

::headdesk::  How did I manage to miss the Ubuntu Live CD?  Here's the link for those who are interested: Ubuntu Live CD.  Ok, now I have another toy to go play with... Smiley
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