Re: [dubailug] Linux on Toshiba Laptop
- hi frenz,
i am so happy to see you guys responding to the queries from one like
me who has just started playing with linux. thank you for everybody
and i have managed to get a copy of suse 9.2 and knoppix and will
start playing with them in 2 weeks, as i am in india now to write an
the only problem with me to join with you in LUG MEET is that i am
working in abu dhabi but one day i'll come to see you all guys.
thank you once more
On Mar 21, 2005 10:28 AM, Haider Tuaima <haider@...> wrote:
> Habeeb Zainu wrote:
> >Hi Friends,
> >i am a linux newbie and looking for an advice on "Installing Linux on
> >Laptop". I am using FC3 on my desktop which works fine but i dont get
> >some devices (Like modem and touchpad-alps) working on my
> >laptop(ToshibaA30-151). You guys must have used linux on different
> >kind of systems and so i would appreciate if any one could advise me
> >wich distro i should use to get my it completely working.
> >thank you in advance.
> I have a Toshiba 1410, I first tried Mandrake 9.x, worked but needed a
> lot of configuring, Mandrake 10.x is better, however I installed SuSE
> 9.1, everything including the built-in modem worked, though there were
> problems regarding Nvidia's 3D driver that I downloaded and installed,
> later fixed after a few tweaks in the XF86Config, thanks to
> Since you're a newbie I strongly suggest SuSE 9.2 (new version 9.3 is
> round the corner), it should install and configure your Toshiba as
> though it was designed for it!
> For your specific model here is a link to guide you for any distro in
> case you get stuck, though I doubt you'll need it.
> Let the fun begin...
> Haider Tuaima
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