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Ok... I have an HP DV6589US

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Its a great computer, here are the specs.

 

Processor type Core 2 Duo

Processor speed 1.50GHz

Bus speed 667MHz

Level 2 cache 2MB

Memory

RAM 4GB

Memory type (RAM) 667MHz DDR2 SDRAM (PC2-5300)

RAM expandable to: 4GB

Storage/Drives

Hard drive speed 4200RPM

Hard drive size 200GB

Burns DVDs Yes

Graphics and sound

Screen size (diagonal) 15.4"

Maximum screen resolution 1280 x 800

Video memory 895MB

Video memory type Partially shared

Ports

USB 2.0 3

Firewire 1

Infrared port Yes

PC card No

Express card Yes

S-video out Yes

Media card slot Yes

VGA Yes

TV tuner No

Internet/networking

Dial-up modem Included

Ethernet Yes

Wireless 802.11a/g/n

Bluetooth No

Built-in webcam Yes

General features

Operating system Windows® Vista Ultimate

 

 

Oh wait!!!! there is WINDOWS VISTA AHHH!H!H!HH!!H!!!

 

anywho... yes or no? linux? Im looking at Ubuntu.... but what you think?

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Downgrade to windows xp and wait for most/all the bugs and problems to be fixed and figured out.

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I can't downgrade to xp lol... XP wont install on this computer... HP LOCKED THIS!!!!......

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Ubuntu is the only one I have been able to succesfully run on this computer, but off the live cd, now I am debating install.....

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I <3 Ubuntu

 

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I thought you were sealed up in a crate and shipped off to iraq?????????

 

>_>....

 

Wow, I have missed a lot.

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nexus this topic is 4 months old, please do not post in dead topics.

 

Sigh how many times must we say that Necroposting is ok? V.V

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ive tried Ubuntu and ive tried Xp (haven't tried Vista, don't wanna ether). my advice would depend on what u want to use the comp for. If its for work like documents and spreadsheets go with Ubuntu but if you want games then go with XP as most games are in-compatible with ubuntu

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