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mkhb75
06-Feb-2017, 08:54
Hi
I don't know if this is good place for this post.
I`m using a laptop whit suse Linux 10.1 installed on it (since I bought it) and its only Importance is one industrial 3d scan software installed on it. its an old laptop whit an old version of Linux is it possible to backup this installed packages and install them on new laptop whit new Linux? I don't have access to new software source but I have license dongles of this version . if it is what is the newest Linux I can use and what should I do for it ?
note1: I am almost new to Linux but I can use terminal if have commands.
note2 :sorry for my bad English.

malcolmlewis
06-Feb-2017, 13:50
Hi and welcome to the Forum :)
Do you know if it's a 32bit or 64bit CPU? Amount of RAM, Look at the kernel version, CPU and RAM with the following commands;


uname -a
lscpu
free


If it's a 64bit CPU there are some options, but might be time to just dedicate the machine to the software (since it may not run on later versions) and don't connect to the internet.....

mkhb75
07-Feb-2017, 06:06
Hi and welcome to the Forum :)
Do you know if it's a 32bit or 64bit CPU? Amount of RAM, Look at the kernel version, CPU and RAM with the following commands;


uname -a
lscpu
free


If it's a 64bit CPU there are some options, but might be time to just dedicate the machine to the software (since it may not run on later versions) and don't connect to the internet.....

Hi and thank you for your replay. the laptop is Dell precision M4300 whit 64 bit intel Centrino 8 gigabyte ram and Nvidia quadro FX 360M.
We don't do anything else whit this machine so there is no problem whit that.

smflood
07-Feb-2017, 20:23
On 06/02/2017 08:04, mkhb75 wrote:

> I don't know if this is good place for this post.
> I`m using a laptop whit suse Linux 10.1 installed on it (since I bought
> it) and its only Importance is one industrial 3d scan software installed
> on it. its an old laptop whit an old version of Linux is it possible to
> backup this installed packages and install them on new laptop whit new
> Linux? I don't have access to new software source but I have license
> dongles of this version . if it is what is the newest Linux I can use
> and what should I do for it ?
> note1: I am almost new to Linux but I can use terminal if have commands.
>
> note2 :sorry for my bad English.

Since "Suse Linux 10.1" could refer to SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop
(SLED) or SUSE Linux, an former name for what is now known as openSUSE,
please could you post the output from "cat /etc/*release".

Note the former is a commercially supported Linux distribution from SUSE
whilst the latter is community supported at
https://forums.opensuse.org/forum.php .

HTH.
--
Simon
SUSE Knowledge Partner

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