best distribution for dell dimension xps t600r?

Discussion in 'Installation/Configuration' started by cnxn, Dec 6, 2007.

  1. cnxn

    cnxn New Member

    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 )
     
  2. falko

    falko Super Moderator

    I'd try Ubuntu 7.10. As far as I can tell, it has the best hardware support. :)
     

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