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December 8, 2011

total newbie!

Please help in neophyte terms! Ha.
Just acquired an old IBM T43 from my company with no OS. How can I get this machine up and running? I am really only interested in email and surfing the net.
Anything I can do that's easy, free, and affective? I heard Linux was the place to go.
I assume I have to acquire a CD or something?
Thanks,
MB

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