Switch to Ubuntu from Windows xp 64 pro

Charlie Kravetz cjk at teamcharliesangels.com
Wed Jan 14 17:58:39 UTC 2009

On Mon, 12 Jan 2009 09:39:10 -0500
Richard Sutton <rsutton at optonline.net> wrote:

> Have any of you made this switch, and what were the results? I'm 
> concerned about my devices and my software -- are any of these
> use-able under Ubuntu?  I have had to install 64-bit device drivers
> for the version of xp I'm running, and it can be difficult to find
> them.  Any suggestions would be appreciated.
> Richard Sutton

Why not download a desktop-amd64 iso and try it. That is a livecd, if
it works, then your system should be fine switching over to Ubuntu.

Get the cd image here:

I am running an Athlon 64-bit processor in this system, but never
loaded windows on it.

Good luck,

Charlie Kravetz 
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