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Old 6th December 2007, 09:15
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Default best distribution for dell dimension xps t600r?

Wondering if anyone can recommend what the best distribution is for the dell dimension xps t600r (bought in 2000) with the following hardware. I'm looking for something that will install without any compatibility/configuration headaches.

The machine will be used just for internet surfing, word processing, and email so I don't need any bells and whistles - just minimal headaches.

If anyone has actually TESTED an install on this machine that info would be GREATLY appreciated. Also please list required drivers if not included in the distribution. Thx.

System: Dell dimension xps t600r, 600 MHZ Pentium III MiniTower Base w/MMX Technology and 256K cache

Logitech MouseMan Wheel (PS/2V)

Quiet Keyboard

128MB SDRAM memory

Turtel Beach Montego II A3D 320V sound card

48x Max Variable CD ROM

Harman Kardon HK speakers

Conexant V.90/56K telephoney modem for Windows

17" (16.0" viewable, .28 dp) E770 monitor

32MB Diamond Viper 770D NVIDIA "Ultra" graphics card

20.4GB Ultra ATA hard drive, 7200 RPM

3.5" floppy drive

3COM US Robotics 3c905c-TXM 10/100 Remote Wake Up NIC

Canon Multipass C530 Printer/Fax/Scanner/Copier

Logitech Quickcam Express (model number N/A so here's the link to it: http://www.logitech.com/index.cfm/480/3406&cl=ca,en )
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Old 7th December 2007, 15:42
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I'd try Ubuntu 7.10. As far as I can tell, it has the best hardware support.
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