Ubuntu 8.04 on 1505n
art at RHD.ORG
Mon Apr 28 09:57:55 CDT 2008
If there is a 7.10 install that includes the proprietary drivers, but
not an 8.04, I would install 7.10 and then do a dist-upgrade to 8.04.
That way you get the drivers and the new distro version.
If you haven't done it before,
1. Install 7.10
2. Edit /etc/apt/sources.list
3. comment out any references to the 7.10 CD
4. replace every other reference to 'gutsy' with 'hardy'
6. sudo aptitude update
7. sudo aptitude dist-upgrade
If all goes well, you should then have 8.04 installed with the
From: Jose_De_La_Rosa at dell.com <Jose_De_La_Rosa at dell.com>
To: glenn.e.williams at gmail.com <glenn.e.williams at gmail.com>,
linux-desktops at lists.us.dell.com <linux-desktops at lists.us.dell.com>
Subject: RE: Ubuntu 8.04 on 1505n
Date: Mon, 28 Apr 2008 10:43:53 -0400
You can use the 7.10 image for the 1420n, as it most closely resembles
what’s on the 1505n (in fact, it will be identical), just choose the
image according to your video card (Intel or Nvidia). I can’t comment
for 8.04, but you can check
http://linux.dell.com/wiki/index.php/Ubuntu_8.04 for any future updates.
-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Name: not available
Size: 189 bytes
Desc: This is a digitally signed message part
Url : http://lists.us.dell.com/pipermail/linux-desktops/attachments/20080428/1603aac6/attachment.sig
More information about the Linux-Desktops