I want to install the Linux operating system (Ubuntu?) on my dad's windows 7 64bit desktop computer by DELL (Inspiron 580). It has 4gb of ram and a speed of 3.2 ghz. I am currently checking the internet on how to install it next to windows. I don't want to install windows 10 because the screen is not touch capable plus I don't want to buy a new computer. Will I still be able to use a printer designed for windows or a camera or Internet Explorer with Ubuntu installed? Are windows drivers going to work still, like for a printer or camera or the mouse? Will the Optimum or Cablevision modem and the Netgear router for wifi installed between the modem and the computer work still. Will I have to change from Windows Media Player to something else with Ubuntu installed? Does anyone recommend that I do something else? Support for windows 7 will end and I don't want this computer to be rendered useless.
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