Best fit for Dell XPS 410?

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  1. dazed63

    dazed63 New Member

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    My son's old Dell XPS 410 desktop is still running XP. Currently only 2GB of ram but planning on upgrading to the 4GB the machine can hold.

    It was used for homework and PC games. It has an Nvidia GeForce 8400 GS card in it also.

    I was thinking Lubuntu anyone have any other ideas?

    Hoping to still run some games off of it.

     
  2. arochester

    arochester Super Moderator Staff Member

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    Lubuntu should work fine. Just be aware that Linux can wipe out everything and you should backup any files you want to keep.

    Really, any distro should be able to run on 2Gb, let alone 4Gb.
     
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    Thanks, how can I tell which games can or can't run? Will installing WINE cover windows based games?
     
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    ryanvade Administrator Staff Member Staff Writer

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    http://appdb.winehq.org/
     
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