Linux On Old Windows Xp Hp NotebookJun 16
Linux is an open source operating system that you can freely install on your computer. It does not require a lot of resources and it comes in different versions, according to your needs. For instance, Ubuntu is the most common one, with a graphical user interface, designed for those using it for the first time. It is user friendly and not hard to install. You can install Linux on old Windows XP notebook, because the requests are minimum and as it doesn’t consume a lot of resources, your computer will actually even run better. However, you will need a couple of things: a Linux disc image and a blank CD. Also, you will need a CD writer, so you can burn CDs.
First of all, download a Linux disc image in ISO format. With so many versions of Linux OS and aimed at various purposes, your job is selecting the one that meets your requests. Do a bit of research before and only after deciding the one you need, download the file. For starters, as already mentioned, Ubuntu is the most popular one. In case you don’t have a burning application installed, download one from the internet. You can have Nero for instance and you can manage to burn Linux ISO on a disc. Launch the application and select the option to burn a disc image.
Select the ISO image you have saved and click Open on it. Insert the blank CD and Burn image. Choose the right CD burning drive and click Burn again to begin creating the Linux installation CD. Restart your HP notebook computer with the Linux CD in the optical drive, after the disc has been created and press any key to boot into Linux OS. Choose the option to install the Linux distribution and click on the Install button if you want to begin the installation right away.
Follow the instructions that appear on the screen in order to complete the installation and depending on the Linux version you chose, the process can be very simple or a bit more complicated for that matter. Once the process of installing is finished, your notebook will reboot and launch directly into Linux. And that is all you have to do in order to have Linux on old Windows XP HP notebook. It is a different point of view and you will see there are noticeable differences between Windows and Linux.
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