Difference between intel atom and pantium processor Tags: Laptops Processors Intel Linux Last response: February 9, 2010 12:50 AM in Linux/Free BSD Share hitesh February 8, 2010 6:16:34 AM Hello, can I install Linux in laptop with Intel atom processor? More about : difference intel atom pantium processor Ijack a b D Laptop a b 5 Linux February 8, 2010 6:25:57 AM Yes. Most netbooks have an Atom processor and many of those are supplied with Linux. elel February 8, 2010 2:04:21 PM Yes, no problem, I'm running on one now. I've heard that Intel's moblin is atom optimized, you might want to look into that, but mint runs fine on my Eee pc. Related resources Difference between intel core processors and atom - Forum The difference between Atom , Intel Core 2 - Forum What is difference between different atom processors - Forum Speed difference Atom N270 vs N280/Other questions? - Forum Intel atom n280 v pentium dual core processors - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer linux_0 a b 5 Linux February 8, 2010 6:04:08 PM All x86 and x86_64 distros will run on the atom since it's an x86 / x86_64 CPU but some distros may have problems recognizing all the hardware. Ubuntu, Fedora, moblin, debian and others should run. Semper Fi randomizer a b 5 Linux February 8, 2010 10:38:42 PM Note that if you laptop has an older Atom Z series or N200 series CPU it is not compatible with x86_64 distributions. linux_0 a b 5 Linux February 9, 2010 12:50:35 AM Yup, "the Atom N2xx and Z5xx series Atom models cannot run x86-64 code" and neither can many of the celerons that preceded the atom in many laptops and netbooks. A few celerons can run x86-64, is that confusing or what? Semper Fi Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumIntel i3 versus Atom 330 ION versus MoDT Penryn G45 ForumIntel Atom Verse Pentium 4 ForumIntel ® Atom ™ D525 Dual-Core vs Intel Celeron 743 ForumIntel Atom D525/w/Ion VS Tegra 2 ForumIntel Atom N330 vs Intel Atom N550 ForumDifference between intel first generation processor and second g ForumIntel Atom ForumCore i3 versus atom ForumDifference between intel (R) core 2 and Pentium(R)M Processor ForumBoot Problems ForumUbuntu/kubuntu/xubuntu?What's the difference? Forumfile sharing problem between Ubuntu 8.04 and Vista computers Forumdifference between linux and unix ForumProblems with Intel fortran and fortran in general ForumSUSE 7.2 + oracle (amd or intel) More resources !