How to switch an old Windows laptop to Linux

For total newbies who can’t run (or can’t afford) Windows 10. This example is Linux Mint, probably the most popular distro for newbies, and with good reason. The same instructions work for Linux Lite (even better for newbies in my opinion).

3 thoughts on “How to switch an old Windows laptop to Linux

  1. Fedora seems to abandon soon support for legacy BIOS boot; thus this is a bad choice for those who want to keep their pre-UEFI machine.

    (Fesystemdora would have been a poor choice, anyways)

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