I'm new to Linux and I want to know which Ubuntu/Linux distro I should use to get the best experience. I'll mainly use it for school work and light browsing (YouTube, Google) It should be easy to use and smooth. I have tried ubuntu 12.04 but I had problems with the WiFi, so I don't think that one will work out right.

If its not too much asked, It should look all right too (not Windows 98 style) and it should be compatible with multiple-monitors because I want to connect an external monitor to the laptop.

Dell latitude d620 specs:

  • Intel Core Duo T2300 1.6GHz processor
  • 2GB of DDR2 memory
  • Sorry for the grammar mistakes but English is not my native languege – Max Hogenkamp Aug 11 '13 at 12:27
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Every linux distro works because they can be customized to fit your needs. You might want to take a more lightweight distro your laptop, I would suggest trying Xubuntu or Lubuntu.

  • Thanks for the quick reply! I really want to know why these distros are supported for only a short amount of time, are these not stable enough? – Max Hogenkamp Aug 11 '13 at 11:10

Specially for school there is this distribution: edubuntu

available at: http://www.edubuntu.org/

Your Dell Latitude is not too old but dual-Core - can be - it works better with 32-Bit-image than with 64-Bit-image.

So Lubuntu would be not inmediately necessary - because your Latitude is not "too old".

  • Thanks for the reply! edubuntu looks good! I hope this time, it works with my wireless usb dongle. – Max Hogenkamp Aug 11 '13 at 11:17

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