A work colleague is upgrading his laptop from a three year old Toshiba and selling it off, I have been considering it for the sole purpose of flirting with Linux. Knowing nothing about Linux, can the s/h Toshiba's HD be re-formatted and a clean install of Linux be installed, if I download the Linux to CD/DVD on this PC?
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AS long as you can get it onto the laptop yes. If the laptop has a CD/DVD drive and you can burn the CD/DVD on your current machine then no problem. If the machine does not have a optical drive, you'll need a USB drive.
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