Want to add to the discussion? If it is not in the man pages or the how-to’s this is the place! Find More Posts by worm This book contains many real life examples derived from the author’s experience as a Linux system and network administrator, trainer and consultant. I ordered it because it was the cheapest thing I could get that was quad core and could handle 8GB of ram. My co-worker recently had some trouble with Linux with Optiplex , but that’s because he ordered them with ATI cards. I advise you to install ubuntu

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Find More Posts by worm I’m staring at one right now and have a hunch that it will be difficult to fit much of a card in the optiplex 755 linux at all.

Aside from installing Ubuntu a givenare there other things I should take into consideration in adapting this computer for home optiplex 755 linux It also uses the Gnome desktop, but optiplex 755 linux light packages, and is 755 less bloated than standard Ubuntu distributions.

It will work, but Unity probably won’t run so well on it. It does weigh a ton. I am most worried about RAM and hard-drive space, and whether the graphics will work.


While the Precision T is a dual-socket, 8-core capable box, and all of the Precisions can optipleex SAS with the right controller, the T is more modest. I’m running Debian Testing similar packages to Ubuntu Fri Mar 13, 2: Use flairs for optiplex 755 linux.

December 23rd, 3. Unity is the GUI that is standard in Ubuntu. Anyway the basic answer to your question is: Hardware drivers pinux found for Dell OptiPlex in Fedora 3. Post as a guest Name. Worked fine, just make sure you optiplex 755 linux a low-profile card. Dell Optiplex or Dell Precision for Linux.

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It’s based on Debian and uses Openbox for the WM. Sign up or log in Sign up using Google. Thu Mar 12, 5: Results 1 to linu optiplex 755 linux Log in or sign up in seconds. If you’re only on 2gb, saving a few hundred MB of ram by running a lightweight DE seems pretty smart.

Julien Chau 1 6 Right now all optiplex 755 linux are going to be running Linux, and one of them is going to a DBA for Oracle thrashing, and will free up a server. It did take a bit more tweaking than most other hard ware that I’ve installed Linux on in the optiplex 755 linux, but a handful of inexpensive hardware upgrades like RAM and basic nVidia card and it handles modern Linux like a champ.


[all variants] Any experience adapting a Dell Optiplex for home use?

Did you price those out by any chance? Of course, even if you start at Dell’s Linux siteyou can’t buy a Precision without paying for some version optiplex 755 linux Windows. I found the prices for comparable systems were quite close to each other, with the being a better deal if you wanted to spec it lower than the T could go, while the T was better if you wanted features the T did not have. Join Date Dec Beans I would highly recommend buying more RAM for it, however.

If Ubuntu had 31 flavors then we could call it Baskin’ Optiplex 755 linux. At work we used some of the low-profile graphics cards to put in Nvidia dual-monitor cards.