Re: [linux-dell-laptops] Running from windows
- I used the beta version of Debian sarge on my D600 and it works great. If you feel
like the taking the Debian plunge the new installer is not as bad as the old one. ;)
The default kernel in most distros has most everything as a module so it should
work. My Broadcom 10/100/1000 NIC was detected and configured, but the ipw2200
Centrino I had to download and compile myself.
Ooo, they have the USB installers listed now.
--- dadude200fo <dadude200fo@...> wrote:
> greetings all. Inherited dell 8000, removed win me planning to
> install linux. Which version is best suited for dell notebook? where
> do i find the driver information, and will i have wireless
> capabilities? Thanks
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- Thanks alex i have elected to install fedora distro.
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, Alexandre Tessier
> dadude200fo wrote:where
> > greetings all. Inherited dell 8000, removed win me planning to
> > install linux. Which version is best suited for dell notebook?
> > do i find the driver information, and will i have wirelessare
> > capabilities? Thanks
> If you search in the archive you will see that many distributions
> used: Mandrake, Fedora, Slackware, Gentoo...either
> The main proprietary driver you will need is for the video card:
> ATI or nvidia (X will work with the default driver, but xinerama,tv out
> will not).linux it
> You may have also some issues with the modem.
> Wireless depends on your card, but if the card is supported by
> should work with all the distributions I think.