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Neil2094
09-12-2003, 06:37 PM
Hi guys after Windows XP failing to install on my other PC. I forgot that I there is that limit on how many times you can register it. :mad: So I've stuck a really old version of Linux on there. I'm not at home so I can postively check but I think its either 5 or 6. Can I easily upgrade to 9? Or is that to bigger jump?

Also what version are you guys/girls running? It looks like some of you have really nice skins.

asklepios
09-12-2003, 07:32 PM
check out http://www.linuxiso.org/ for latest versions of various distros.
upgrading any distro to a newer version is never recommended. it is always better to do a clean install. it is just like windows in this case ;)

about ur last question, i m running mandrake 9.1
:cheers:

minibubba
09-12-2003, 09:44 PM
about ur last question, i m running mandrake 9.1
:cheers: same here :thumb:
..I also think it would be best for you to do a clean install

Neil2094
09-12-2003, 09:49 PM
I'm not sure now because I'm probably going to end up using that pc for games as its better than my P4. Maybe I'll have it dual booting btw wait it'll probably end up with ME on it. Annoying activation key :shoot:

Another question I've been looking at the Mandrake website presumbly to download it you have to join the member club?

asklepios
09-12-2003, 09:59 PM
Another question I've been looking at the Mandrake website presumbly to download it you have to join the member club?

where did you read that? :confused:
mandrake is absolutely free to download and u r not needed to join any club. they do WANT/EXPECT you to join but it is not necessary.

Neil2094
09-12-2003, 11:55 PM
Well I went to download it but it looked like that I had to join the member to club to actually get excess to the file http://www.mandrakelinux.com/en/ftp.php3

minibubba
09-13-2003, 03:29 AM
if you have any doubts, just go to the linuxiso.org mandrake page (http://www.linuxiso.org/distro.php?distro=29) and download it from there

btw, you don't have to agree to anything to download the files from the mandrake saite, just click the second 'now'