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Difference between intel atom and pantium processor
Feb 8, 2010, 6:16 AM
can I install Linux in laptop with Intel atom processor?
Feb 9, 2010
difference intel atom pantium processor
Feb 8, 2010, 6:25 AM
Yes. Most netbooks have an Atom processor and many of those are supplied with Linux.
Feb 8, 2010, 2:04 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.
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Feb 8, 2010, 6:04 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.
Feb 8, 2010, 10:38 PM
Note that if you laptop has an older Atom Z series or N200 series CPU it is
compatible with x86_64 distributions.
Feb 9, 2010, 12:50 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?
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