Dumping Windows and installing Linux Mint, in just 10 minutes
Interesting blow-by-blow account of one man's 10 min journey to install Linux Mint on his netbook. You can see exactly what is involved at http://www.zdnet.com/article/dumping-windows-and-installing-linux-mint-in-just-10-minutes/.
I had a similar experience a few years back with my Samsung netbook when I could not find all the Windows XP drivers for the camera and Ethernet adaptor, so I installed Ubuntu instead. Everything just worked out of the box and I was pretty impressed. I still use that netbook nearly 10 years later.
|Dumping Windows and installing Linux Mint, in just 10 minutes | ZDNet
One of my netbooks needed refreshing, and I decided to dump Windows completely and install only Linux Mint. The entire process took 10 minutes. Here are the details.