advice required on which Processor to use

  kat64 01 Nov 12
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Hi, I intend to build another computer that i will use just for Linux Ubuntu. Could anyone please advise do i need any particular Processor or maybe someone could recommend one. I have built several PCs in the past but just for Windows OS. Regards

  xania 02 Nov 12

In the absence of any positive response from this site, you may find what you need here;

http://askubuntu.com/

  csqwared 02 Nov 12

kat64

try here

  csqwared 02 Nov 12

I've been using Linux Mint 11 for some time now, previously Mint 6 and prior to that Ubuntu. I'm on a self built machine with AMD Athlone 7550 dual core CPU, 2 gig mem and experienced no problems over the time I've been using Linux. Give the Mint Live CD a try, I prefer it to Ubuntu, very easy GUI and installs just about everything you need.

PS When I said no problems, I still haven;t managed to get the floppy drive to work but don't need it anyway.

  frybluff 02 Nov 12

It's much more a case of what you want PC to do (gaming, Photo/video editing etc) will determine best CPU.

  kat64 02 Nov 12

Many Thanks for your input. csqwared: I will try the Mint Live CD and I thank you for your suggestions Kind Regards

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