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    Lightbulb best linux distro for newest hardware

    i have a amd 8 apu system with 8gb of ram usb 3,o and touch screen due to privacy concerns about windows 10 im thinking of taking the plunge for good and switching my newest computer to linux what is your recommendation for a good stable distro that will support all the latest hardware

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    AntiX-15, U use it with a Bootable USB stick with my AMD 8150. Yes 64 bit.

    Here is what it looks like.
    $ inxi -Fxz
    System: Host: antix15 Kernel: 4.0.5-antix.1-486-smp i686 (32 bit gcc: 4.9.2)
    Desktop: IceWM 1.3.8
    Distro: antiX-15-V_386-full Killah P 30 June 2015
    Machine: System: Dell product: Latitude D630
    Mobo: Dell model: 0WM416 Bios: Dell v: A07 date: 01/30/2008
    CPU: Dual core Intel Core2 Duo T9300 (-MCP-) cache: 6144 KB
    flags: (lm nx pae sse sse2 sse3 sse4_1 ssse3 vmx) bmips: 9971
    clock speeds: max: 2501 MHz 1: 800 MHz 2: 1600 MHz
    Graphics: Card: NVIDIA G86M [Quadro NVS 135M] bus-ID: 01:00.0
    Display Server: X.Org 1.16.4 drivers: nouveau (unloaded: fbdev,vesa)
    Resolution: 1440x900@60.00hz
    GLX Renderer: Gallium 0.4 on NV86
    GLX Version: 3.0 Mesa 10.3.2 Direct Rendering: Yes
    Audio: Card Intel 82801H (ICH8 Family) HD Audio Controller
    driver: snd_hda_intel bus-ID: 00:1b.0
    Sound: Advanced Linux Sound Architecture v: k4.0.5-antix.1-486-smp
    Network: Card-1: Broadcom NetXtreme BCM5755M Gigabit Ethernet PCI Express
    driver: tg3 v: 3.137 bus-ID: 09:00.0
    IF: eth0 state: down mac: <filter>
    Card-2: Intel PRO/Wireless 3945ABG [Golan] Network Connection
    driver: iwl3945 v: in-tree:s bus-ID: 0c:00.0
    IF: wlan0 state: up mac: <filter>
    Drives: HDD Total Size: 120.0GB (5.4% used)
    ID-1: /dev/sda model: TOSHIBA_MK1234GS size: 120.0GB
    Partition: ID-1: / size: 108G used: 4.1G (4%) fs: ext4 dev: /dev/sda1
    ID-2: swap-1 size: 2.17GB used: 0.09GB (4%) fs: swap dev: /dev/sda2
    Sensors: System Temperatures: cpu: 40.0C mobo: N/A gpu: 63.0
    Fan Speeds (in rpm): cpu: N/A
    Info: Processes: 123 Uptime: 1:47 Memory: 401.0/1003.7MB
    Init: SysVinit runlevel: 5 Gcc sys: 4.9.2
    Client: Shell (bash 4.3.301) inxi: 2.2.27

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