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My First ThinkPad

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What should I install on it next?

Poll ended at Sun Dec 18, 2022 8:59 am

Windows XP
2
67%
Windows NT 4
1
33%
Fedora Core 1
0
No votes
Mandrake Linux
0
No votes
Debian 3.0
0
No votes
Red Hat Linux 7.2
0
No votes
 
Total votes: 3

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My First ThinkPad

#1 Post by nanomacguy » Sun Dec 11, 2022 8:59 am

This is my first time owning a ThinkPad! This is an IBM Thinkpad R40 running Windows 98.

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Wanted: IBM Thinkpad 700 series, Thinkpad X40

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Re: My First ThinkPad

#2 Post by unix_joe » Sun Dec 11, 2022 10:28 pm

Maybe give OS/2 a try?
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Re: My First ThinkPad

#3 Post by nanomacguy » Mon Dec 12, 2022 7:25 am

I would try OS/2, but I was worried about drivers because the last version of OS/2 come out in 2001, but my ThinkPad R40 came out in 2003.
My Thinkpads: IBM Thinkpad R40
Wanted: IBM Thinkpad 700 series, Thinkpad X40

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Re: My First ThinkPad

#4 Post by olddog » Fri Jan 20, 2023 12:40 pm

Haiku R1/B4.

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