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> Installing Linux using floppy disc, Floppy disc Boot
post Oct 6 2008, 09:57 AM
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Whats this Lie-nix Thing?

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Hi everyone,

i know this question has been asked quite a bit however nothing seems to work for myself.

i have an old Lifebook Fujitsu Siemens that only seems to boot from floppy disks, i managed to install XP using the boot discs made by their program and a USB DVD drive, however i cant seem to install Linux using a similar method i am not really bothered what linux distro just as long as it has a graphical interface and has the General applications like and office package, firefox.

can any help me please.

thank you

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post Oct 6 2008, 10:53 AM
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Its GNU/

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Slackware would be a good choice but it is not the easiest for the beginner. How old? What is the model number?
Can it boot from USB? How much memory?
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