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Does the hardware of this setup support Ubuntu?


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alexj777

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I want to order a barebones computer from 3btech.com and I am wondering if the hardware I have selected supports Ubuntu because I read somewhere that there is limited hardware support for linux.

Upgrade Your Case : [CAS-CMNP-HERO3-B] qty 1 Hero 3 Black(+6.99)
Case Badge : No Thank You
Motherboard : [MB-SK-AM2-BI-MCPPLUS] qty 1 Biostar MCP6P-M2+
Upgrade Your CPU : [CPU-SK-AM2-D6000-64] qty 1 AMD X2 Dual Core 6000 3.0GHZ(+36.99)
Upgrade your Power Supply : [PS-VTK-550W-24P-V2] qty 1 Viotek 550W
Upgrade Your CPU Fan : [FAN-SK-754] qty 1 Standard Fan
Upgrade your Memory : [RAMD-DDR2-6400-2G] qty 2 2GB PC6400 DDR2 (+54.99)
Add A Hard Drive Bay 1 : [HDDR-WD-320KS] qty 1 320GB SATA New(+49.99)
Add A Hard Drive Bay 2 : None
Add Hard Drive Cooling : None
Add A Floppy or Flash Card Reader : None
Upgrade Your video Card : None
Add An Optical Drive 1 : [CDRW-MEM-52x-32x-B] qty 1 Black CDRW 52X (+15.99)
Add An Optical Drive 2 : none
ADD a Modem : None
Add a Wireless Card : None
Add a Cooling Fan : [FAN-CAS-80MM-3PIN] qty 2 Generic Sleeve 80MM Case Fan (+9.00)
Add an Operating System : No Operating System
Add a 64Bit Operating System : No Operating System
Add Productivity Software : None
Add Antivirus : None
Add CD / DVD burning software : None
Add DVD player software : None
Add a Keyboard : None
Add a Mouse : None
Add Speakers : None
Add A 3-In-1 Keyboard Mouse Speaker Combo : [KB-COM-BLSTR-B] qty 1 Black PS2 3-in-1 Combo (+15.99)
Add a monitor : No thank you
Add A Surge Protector or UPS : none
Upgrade your Warranty : [WAR-1YEAR] qty 1 Standard 1 Year

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hawklord

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can't see why not, i think its more than enough,
ubuntu only needs a 1.2 ghz cpu and just under 512 mb of ram for the 'special effects' (with a vid card),

i run mandriva linux with a 3.4 ghz p4 cpu and 2 gb ram - my system only recognizes 1 gb and i have full working compiz, the cpu is hardly used

(but i would opt for the dvd drive though)
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Thanks!
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