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

Victor Kane victorkane at gmail.com
Mon Jun 29 06:24:04 CDT 2009


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On Mon, Jun 29, 2009 at 8:05 AM, Victor Kane <victorkane at gmail.com> wrote:

> 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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