DELL inspiron 1420 with linux help!!! (URGENT)

Victor Kane victorkane at gmail.com
Mon Jun 29 06:05:51 CDT 2009


And you have the Live CD to check out what works with Ubuntu among the
machines your friends have.

On Mon, Jun 29, 2009 at 4:02 AM, O. Sinclair <o.sinclair at gmail.com> wrote:

> I guess someone from Dell should really be replying to this but here
> goes: there was never any Vostro N to my knowledge but the Inspiron 1420
> was also sold as Vostro 1400 (my choice).
>
> At this moment when I search Dells US and UK sites for Ubuntu preloaded
> laptops all I find is Inspiron Mini 9 - 12 so at least for now they seem
> to be offering LESS, not MORE computers with Ubuntu than before.
>
> Sadly that gives you little other choice than to buy a computer to your
> liking preinstalled with MS Windows hastalaVista, download Ubuntu and
> install yourself.
>
> If you are not in need of super graphics performance I would then choose
> Intel graphics (normally very well supported in linux), Intel wifi-card
> and Intel CPU. As boring as it may sound...
>
> Sinclair
>
> >
> > I just wanted to ask if DELL Vostro Nseries(ubuntu-preloaded)
> > is still in production or not?
> >
> > please reply,  because I am thinking of buying it
> > but I dont see it on DELL's website =(
> >
> > On Fri, Jun 26, 2009 at 1:30 AM, Akash Gangil <akashg1611 at gmail.com
> > <mailto:akashg1611 at gmail.com>> wrote:
> >
> >
> >     nope I hv no warranty left.
> >
> >     I wish to buy a new laptop in sep.
> >     I basicaaly use linux and occassionally windows
> >     Is dell N series fine or is dell planning to launch a better
> >     range of linux compatible laptops.?
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >     On Fri, Jun 26, 2009 at 1:11 AM, J. Epperson
> >     <Dell at epperson.homelinux.net <mailto:Dell at epperson.homelinux.net>>
> >     wrote:
> >
> >         On Thu, June 25, 2009 13:32, Akash Gangil wrote:
> >          >>
> >          >> Power surge?  Lightning infiltration on wired network?
> >          Blunt force
> >          >> trauma?
> >          >>
> >          >
> >          > If the laptop works on battery power , I dont think these
> >         could be the
> >          > reasons.
> >          >
> >          > Whereas I thought there was a fuse attached near the end
> >          > of the pin in our charger.
> >          >
> >
> >         Couldn't say for sure about the battery protecting you from
> >         power surge.
> >         Power cord connected to wall, through transformer, to back/side
> >         of PC.
> >         There's a path.  I'm pretty sure the battery won't protect you
> from
> >         lightning infiltration on a network cable or from blunt force
> >         trauma,
> >         though.
> >
> >
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> >
> >
> >
> >     --
> >     Regards
> >     Akash Gangil
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > --
> > Regards
> > Akash Gangil
> >
> >
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