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My Laptop has 768MB RAM and a Pentium-M 2.00 GHz processor. Can I use Ubuntu 12.04 on my Laptop? Will it slow down?

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Speed is a relative thing. Ubuntu has many flavors and I would suggest you look into something like Lubuntu. – don.joey Jan 6 '13 at 13:58
what about 11.10? – Faisal Jan 6 '13 at 14:04
You could also try other Linux distros. – Dr_Bunsen Jan 6 '13 at 15:21
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Yes, you meet the system requirements for Ubuntu.

but it wont be fast, I would suggest you try something like Lubuntu.

Lastly this is up to you if you feel it's fast enough, try out the system you want with a live usb, that will give a feeling of how fast it will be.

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