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Joeb
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

joe
michaelk
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?
duncanh
I'd personally ditch the *old* laptop and get a newer one from EBAY - only a few $$ and then boot from the DVD drive
Joeb
It is a Fujitsu Siemens LIFEBOOK B2545 256mb RAM, 10GB hard Drive, Touch Screen, its a small 7inch tablet and although i have XP on it i would rather have Linux because i just want something that i can go on the internet and do my work on that does not crash or have viruses on. lol

I would buy something else just though i would give this a try first lol.

thank you for your help.
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