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smdeep
May 8th, 2010, 03:45 PM
I have a Sony Vaio CR (VGN-CR23G). Everything works.

screaminj3sus
May 8th, 2010, 03:57 PM
I still have two problems with my laptop:

By default my headphone jack does not work at all, but that is fixed by adding one line to alsa-base.conf (options snd-hda-intel model=eapd probe_mask=1 position_fix=1)

And I have an ati card. FGLRX is just awful, videos wont play without tearing no matter what and other issues. I am now using oss drivers and they are a b it better but power management sucks (its a little better using 2.6.34 kernel and enabling dynamic power management but it still sucks)



Any ATHEROS based card will work with Linux, when it comes to wifi, dont buy intel crap, they are not the best at wifi. but Atheros IS.

My intel 4965 wireless works absolutely flawlessly in any disro out of the box.

rfry11
May 8th, 2010, 04:04 PM
Linux works completely with my laptop-I will post my hardware specifics

My laptop is actually getting so long in the tooth, the only version of Windows that works even halfway is Windows 7, and the keyboard doesn't even work on it.

On Ubuntu, everything works, from the trackpad to the keyboard, wifi, and frustratingly the buggy wifi shut-off button.

andradelipe
May 15th, 2010, 03:13 AM
Always have been a problem to upgrade my acer aspire 5520-1912. In all new upgrades nVidia stops! why? It's not common sense that if a hardware work in one version, the new version have to keep the support to it? i'll never know the reasons for this anoying thing...

dolphinsonar
May 16th, 2010, 05:50 AM
With the new laptop I just bought everything worked, 'cept the built in microphone. I just had to plug into the wall and run sudo apt-get update&&sudo apt-get upgrade from the terminal and restart a few times.

The built in microphone was a pain to fix, but I stumbled upon a year old post on ubuntu forums that fixed it.

Ten other unanswered posts about the same problem [-X

I dutifully went back to all of those left hanging and linked to my solution. Now I feel all warm and fuzzy for contributing back (at least a little) to the FOSS community! Here is the solution to the built in mic problem, if you are one needing it:

http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?p=9307284

chessnerd
May 16th, 2010, 06:20 AM
Linux works partially on my laptop, here are the specific problems:

Back-light does not work without this fix (http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1331709), which then causes Plymouth to look crappy.

GUI sometimes needs to be rebooted because GDM starts with black lines all over it (don't understand this problem)

Occasional full system freezing (this happened regularly with Karmic, has yet to happen under Lucid).

Overall, Linux is usable on my laptop and its benefits outweigh the problems.

EDIT: Lucid has now frozen four times in two days... Guess the problem remains. *Sits back and hopes for 10.10 to fix it*

Dragonbite
May 16th, 2010, 06:44 PM
I'll have to remove my Dell Latitude D400 from the list temporarily, at least with Lucid.

I'm caught by the Intel Graphic 8xx issue. I should feel lucky, though, that this is really the first lasting issue I've run across with Linux installs on this machine.

I will be watching to see if Fedora has any improvement or work-around that works out of the box. If they do, I've noticed that Ubuntu is usually only 1 or 0.1 releases behind when something doesn't work in Ubuntu and does in Fedora.

parn
May 16th, 2010, 07:02 PM
Acer TravelMate 8100

Intel 1.67 GHz Pentium M
2 GB System RAM
ATI Radeon Moblity X700 (128 MB RAM)
80GB HDD

Fedora 12, Ubuntu 9.10 - Works very well.
Ubuntu 10.04 - Works well.

Pros:
Installation is smooth, all hardware detected correctly. Performance is good running Open Office, Netbeans, etc.

Cons:
Video & Graphics performance is average. Video performance deteriorated after upgrading to 10.04. Cannot watch movies (HD) with too many application running in the background.

Conclusion:
If you have one of these older notebooks and wish to get rid of Windows XP, just grab a live CD and fire away.

purelinuxuser
May 16th, 2010, 07:08 PM
I've got a Dell Vostro 1000- there are plenty of problems to go around! :)


Network - Broadcom BCM4328 - not supported natively by Linux, have to use ndiswrapper. So, all I have to do is install ndiswrapper and the Windows driver, right? Wrong. The Ethernet card driver, b44 (which controls a Broadcom 4401), automatically loads ssb, which in turn automatically tries to control my wireless- which does NOT work at all :mad:. So I have to make a boot script that unloads b44, then ssb, then ndiswrapper, and then RELOAD ndiswrapper and b44 in that specific order.
Graphics - ATI Radeon Xpress 200M - believe me, I have FAR too many problems with this card. For one thing, ATI dropped support for this card back in '08, so I have to rely on the open-source radeon driver- which is buggy in my experience. KMS/modesetting problems on boot that render X unusable, perspective views screwed up in quite a few applications, low frame rates (not surprised though), Plymouth not appearing in some instances... the list could go on and on.
BIOS - my system logs were being constantly filled with "unknown key pressed..." messages not so long ago, but they appeared to have suddenly stopped :confused:.
Dial-up Modem - Conexant HSF Softmodem - I know, who the heck uses dial-up anymore? Well, it can be useful if you are on vacation. Unfortunately just TRYING to establish a connection using this thing usually ends up with a messed- up system and a broken Linuxant driver.

So as you can see, my laptop has the best Linux support EVER!!!!!!!!!!!! :P

Dragonbite
May 17th, 2010, 01:54 AM
Network - Broadcom BCM4328 - not supported natively by Linux, have to use ndiswrapper. So, all I have to do is install ndiswrapper and the Windows driver, right? Wrong. The Ethernet card driver, b44 (which controls a Broadcom 4401), automatically loads ssb, which in turn automatically tries to control my wireless- which does NOT work at all :mad:. So I have to make a boot script that unloads b44, then ssb, then ndiswrapper, and then RELOAD ndiswrapper and b44 in that specific order.


Could give Fedora 12 a try; they include the OpenFWWF drivers which allowed my Broadcom wireless card to work out-of-the-box.

lklk
May 19th, 2010, 07:45 PM
Everything except the SD card reader seems to work on my ThinkPad x61t. Modem, PC card/cardbus/what ever the external expansion slot is, and sim card slot, were never tested.

Chrisco66
May 20th, 2010, 03:53 AM
I was running 9.10 on my laptop, and my g/f MSI Wind 100. Both were working perfectly. When I did the upgrade on my laptop, everything seemed fine. I used it for a few hours and put it away.

Soon after, I did the upgrade on the g/f wind, and the wireless card will not connect to encrypted networks (like mine). When I turned on my notebook, the video was moving about 1/4 of normal speed. Very annoying.

After doing some research, I found instructions on how to install the drivers for my video that were no longer included in Ubuntu.

The wireless problem remains.

I dont like to complain about things, but these are two problems that leave a laptop pretty much useless. I heard numerous complaints about 10.04 before I upgraded. I know that sometimes people complain about anything new, so I ignored most of the complaints.

However, it seems to me that 10.04 is not as solid as a LTR should be? Foe example, and this is not laptop related, but I just found that Brasero, software that I have used since 7.04, no longer works with 10.04.

I am left with two partially functioning computers. I will try to find answers to these problems, but if I cant, now what? Back to Windows?

sacredpotato
May 20th, 2010, 05:23 AM
I have an HP Touchsmart tx2-1025d everyhthing works with just a little work ... at least everything I use (I haven't looked into the thumbprint reader) I'm working with some guys in another thread to nail down my last nagging issue (rotating the touchscreen input when the display roatate and we almost have it working ^_^


I gotta say I couldn't have done any of it without the help and support of this community. the ubuntu community above all other is just amazing thank you to all of you that contribute on a daily basis to help noobs like me make the conversion. I have been playing with ubuntu on my tablet since 8.04 and Lucid has finally allowed me to completely replace windows on here ^_^. not only does Lucid reboot, shut down and boot up faster than win 7 everything is faster including hulu and youtube in full screen. The system also run A LOT cooler (doesn't even get very warm after HEAVY use were as idling for too long in win 7 caused the underside to get hot to the touch).


ok that is enough sleepy rambling tl;dr I LOVE LUCID AND THIS COMMUNITY!!!!

koolblue3
May 20th, 2010, 05:45 AM
Everything works on my Eee PC 1000 with UNE 10.04. I know this is a netbook but it is kinda like a laptop.

apuglisi
May 21st, 2010, 03:39 PM
Hi there,
my laptop is an Acer Aspire 5720-Z:
Intel T2390 dual core CPU (i think it's 1.8GHz)
Intel GMA 965 video
2Gb RAM
160Gb HDD

and my only unsolved problem was (and still is) the suspend to ram thing. I've never been able to suspend to ram my laptop, with any of the ubuntu distros I've used.

The rest works flawlessly: audio, internal mic and webcam, SD card reader, DVD, multimedia keys, wireless, etc.

forrestcupp
May 21st, 2010, 03:44 PM
Where's the option for "Linux works completely with my laptop, but I will not post my specs"? :)

lvleph
May 21st, 2010, 03:49 PM
Gateway LT3103u


00:00.0 Host bridge [0600]: ATI Technologies Inc RS690 Host Bridge [1002:7910]
Subsystem: Acer Incorporated [ALI] Device [1025:028c]
Flags: bus master, 66MHz, medium devsel, latency 64

00:01.0 PCI bridge [0604]: ATI Technologies Inc RS690 PCI to PCI Bridge (Internal gfx) [1002:7912]
Flags: bus master, 66MHz, medium devsel, latency 64
Bus: primary=00, secondary=01, subordinate=01, sec-latency=64
I/O behind bridge: 00009000-00009fff
Memory behind bridge: f0000000-f01fffff
Prefetchable memory behind bridge: 00000000d0000000-00000000dfffffff
Capabilities: <access denied>
Kernel modules: shpchp

00:05.0 PCI bridge [0604]: ATI Technologies Inc RS690 PCI to PCI Bridge (PCI Express Port 1) [1002:7915]
Flags: bus master, fast devsel, latency 0
Bus: primary=00, secondary=03, subordinate=03, sec-latency=0
I/O behind bridge: 0000a000-0000afff
Memory behind bridge: 80000000-800fffff
Prefetchable memory behind bridge: 00000000cfd00000-00000000cfdfffff
Capabilities: <access denied>
Kernel driver in use: pcieport
Kernel modules: shpchp

00:06.0 PCI bridge [0604]: ATI Technologies Inc RS690 PCI to PCI Bridge (PCI Express Port 2) [1002:7916]
Flags: bus master, fast devsel, latency 0
Bus: primary=00, secondary=04, subordinate=04, sec-latency=0
Memory behind bridge: f0200000-f02fffff
Capabilities: <access denied>
Kernel driver in use: pcieport
Kernel modules: shpchp

00:12.0 SATA controller [0106]: ATI Technologies Inc SB600 Non-Raid-5 SATA [1002:4380] (prog-if 01)
Subsystem: Acer Incorporated [ALI] Device [1025:028c]
Flags: bus master, 66MHz, medium devsel, latency 64, IRQ 22
I/O ports at 8440 [size=8]
I/O ports at 8434 [size=4]
I/O ports at 8438 [size=8]
I/O ports at 8430 [size=4]
I/O ports at 8400 [size=16]
Memory at f0508000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=1K]
Capabilities: <access denied>
Kernel driver in use: ahci
Kernel modules: ahci

00:13.0 USB Controller [0c03]: ATI Technologies Inc SB600 USB (OHCI0) [1002:4387] (prog-if 10)
Subsystem: Acer Incorporated [ALI] Device [1025:028c]
Flags: bus master, 66MHz, medium devsel, latency 64, IRQ 16
Memory at f0504000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=4K]
Kernel driver in use: ohci_hcd

00:13.1 USB Controller [0c03]: ATI Technologies Inc SB600 USB (OHCI1) [1002:4388] (prog-if 10)
Subsystem: Acer Incorporated [ALI] Device [1025:028c]
Flags: bus master, 66MHz, medium devsel, latency 64, IRQ 17
Memory at f0505000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=4K]
Kernel driver in use: ohci_hcd

00:13.3 USB Controller [0c03]: ATI Technologies Inc SB600 USB (OHCI3) [1002:438a] (prog-if 10)
Subsystem: Acer Incorporated [ALI] Device [1025:028c]
Flags: bus master, 66MHz, medium devsel, latency 64, IRQ 17
Memory at f0506000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=4K]
Kernel driver in use: ohci_hcd

00:13.4 USB Controller [0c03]: ATI Technologies Inc SB600 USB (OHCI4) [1002:438b] (prog-if 10)
Subsystem: Acer Incorporated [ALI] Device [1025:028c]
Flags: bus master, 66MHz, medium devsel, latency 64, IRQ 18
Memory at f0507000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=4K]
Kernel driver in use: ohci_hcd

00:13.5 USB Controller [0c03]: ATI Technologies Inc SB600 USB Controller (EHCI) [1002:4386] (prog-if 20)
Subsystem: Acer Incorporated [ALI] Device [1025:028c]
Flags: bus master, 66MHz, medium devsel, latency 64, IRQ 19
Memory at f0508400 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=256]
Capabilities: <access denied>
Kernel driver in use: ehci_hcd

00:14.0 SMBus [0c05]: ATI Technologies Inc SBx00 SMBus Controller [1002:4385] (rev 14)
Subsystem: Acer Incorporated [ALI] Device [1025:028c]
Flags: 66MHz, medium devsel
I/O ports at 8410 [size=16]
Capabilities: <access denied>
Kernel driver in use: piix4_smbus
Kernel modules: i2c-piix4

00:14.1 IDE interface [0101]: ATI Technologies Inc SB600 IDE [1002:438c] (prog-if 8a [Master SecP PriP])
Subsystem: Acer Incorporated [ALI] Device [1025:028c]
Flags: bus master, 66MHz, medium devsel, latency 64, IRQ 16
I/O ports at 01f0 [size=8]
I/O ports at 03f4 [size=1]
I/O ports at 0170 [size=8]
I/O ports at 0374 [size=1]
I/O ports at 8420 [size=16]
Kernel driver in use: pata_atiixp
Kernel modules: pata_atiixp

00:14.2 Audio device [0403]: ATI Technologies Inc SBx00 Azalia (Intel HDA) [1002:4383]
Subsystem: Acer Incorporated [ALI] Device [1025:028c]
Flags: bus master, slow devsel, latency 64, IRQ 16
Memory at f0500000 (64-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=16K]
Capabilities: <access denied>
Kernel driver in use: HDA Intel
Kernel modules: snd-hda-intel

00:14.3 ISA bridge [0601]: ATI Technologies Inc SB600 PCI to LPC Bridge [1002:438d]
Subsystem: Acer Incorporated [ALI] Device [1025:028c]
Flags: bus master, 66MHz, medium devsel, latency 0

00:14.4 PCI bridge [0604]: ATI Technologies Inc SBx00 PCI to PCI Bridge [1002:4384] (prog-if 01)
Flags: bus master, 66MHz, medium devsel, latency 64
Bus: primary=00, secondary=09, subordinate=09, sec-latency=64

00:18.0 Host bridge [0600]: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] K8 [Athlon64/Opteron] HyperTransport Technology Configuration [1022:1100]
Flags: fast devsel
Capabilities: <access denied>

00:18.1 Host bridge [0600]: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] K8 [Athlon64/Opteron] Address Map [1022:1101]
Flags: fast devsel

00:18.2 Host bridge [0600]: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] K8 [Athlon64/Opteron] DRAM Controller [1022:1102]
Flags: fast devsel
Kernel modules: amd64_edac_mod

00:18.3 Host bridge [0600]: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] K8 [Athlon64/Opteron] Miscellaneous Control [1022:1103]
Flags: fast devsel
Capabilities: <access denied>
Kernel driver in use: k8temp
Kernel modules: k8temp

01:05.0 VGA compatible controller [0300]: ATI Technologies Inc RS690M [Radeon X1200 Series] [1002:791f]
Subsystem: Acer Incorporated [ALI] Device [1025:028c]
Flags: bus master, fast devsel, latency 64, IRQ 18
Memory at d0000000 (64-bit, prefetchable) [size=256M]
Memory at f0100000 (64-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=64K]
I/O ports at 9000 [size=256]
Memory at f0000000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=1M]
Capabilities: <access denied>
Kernel modules: radeon

03:00.0 Ethernet controller [0200]: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8101E/RTL8102E PCI Express Fast Ethernet controller [10ec:8136] (rev 02)
Subsystem: Acer Incorporated [ALI] Device [1025:028c]
Flags: bus master, fast devsel, latency 0, IRQ 26
I/O ports at a000 [size=256]
Memory at cfdef000 (64-bit, prefetchable) [size=4K]
Memory at cfdf0000 (64-bit, prefetchable) [size=64K]
[virtual] Expansion ROM at cfd00000 [disabled] [size=64K]
Capabilities: <access denied>
Kernel driver in use: r8169
Kernel modules: r8169

04:00.0 Network controller [0280]: Atheros Communications Inc. AR9285 Wireless Network Adapter (PCI-Express) [168c:002b] (rev 01)
Subsystem: Foxconn International, Inc. Device [105b:e016]
Flags: bus master, fast devsel, latency 0, IRQ 18
Memory at f0200000 (64-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=64K]
Capabilities: <access denied>
Kernel driver in use: ath9k
Kernel modules: ath9k

Objekt
May 21st, 2010, 04:04 PM
Oops, I meant to also vote "works perfectly" in addition to one "partial." Details:

-Acer Aspire One D150 netbook. Everything works, except for the "wireless on/off" switch. A minor point, as it is very easy to turn wireless on/off in NetworkManager. With a recent BIOS update, power management works perfectly, and I get just as good battery life in either Ubuntu Netbook Remix 9.10 or Windows XP. Mega-win here.

-I also put Ubuntu Netbook Remix 9.10 on a Toshiba Satellite U405D-S2850. As far as I know, everything works, although I haven't tried burning a DVD or CD. The Satellite has a built-in ATI Radeon 3100 3D accelerator. I was able to install the proprietary ATI driver package. Not sure whether battery life is as good as with the supplied, OEM OS (Vista Home Premium 32-bit).

So there you are.

Chesamo
May 21st, 2010, 05:09 PM
"Linux works completely with my laptop-I will post my hardware specifics"

IBM Thinkpad T60
Intel Core Duo 2.4 GHz
1 GB DDR2 RAM
ATi GPU (Don't remember the specifics right now)

Shazzam6999
May 21st, 2010, 06:06 PM
Everything works fully!
Arch Linux

Acer Aspire 5515
AMD Processor 2650e
ATi x1300
Broadcom 4312 something or other.

That's just off the top of my head since I'm on my desktop. Astonishingly, I don't even really have to configure anything.

quinne
May 21st, 2010, 06:27 PM
Hi all, I'm new to Ubuntu and the forum, but not to Linux. I've been using another OS on my desktop for many years. I recently bought a laptop, but my old OS just couldn't hack it. I tried half a dozen other Linux flavors before trying the Lucid Lynx 64-bit. It was able to work from the get-go on video and wireless internet (thank you, Ubuntu!!!!, I'm impressed!)

As for remaining issues...

My machine is an HP DV7 3165dx. Issues still remaining (and I will delve into in the appropriate forum sections in an effort to get them resolved):

--Even though I've got the power settings to suspend 'never', it still goes into suspend after a few minutes of inactivity, and I have to log back in again.

--I used Unixmen's great tutorial on how to get the sound working (using Linux backports). I'm happy to say the sound works now, however, the pc speakers won't mute when I have the headphones in.

Most important of the remaining problems, is trying to get the my HP All-In-One (model C4795), which works flawlessly over USB, to work wirelessly with the laptop. I've read through reams of material, and have made partial progress (in that I've at least filled in all the missing dependencies that came up in the terminal HP-check), but at this point, the laptop still can't see the printer on the network. I know this has been an issue for others, and no doubt some sort of fix is in the works.

As I say, given the herculean task of tailoring an OS to work with so many different hardware configs, I'm very impressed with this newest incarnation of Ubuntu. Thanks to all involved for all of your excellent work.

Shining Arcanine
May 21st, 2010, 06:54 PM
Why is this a multiple option poll? I voted all 5 options by the way.

cph05a
May 21st, 2010, 10:34 PM
I have a dell XPS M1330. Everything works out of the box (and it should because it was an Open Source PC that was supposedly built for linux)

I also have a macbook pro 5, 5. Everything works now, but not out of the box. The trackpad driver that came with ubuntu was no good, so I wrote one. I also had some trouble with the nvidia video card, but it was solved by downloading it from the nvidia website and letting their tool built the kernel module. Everything works great now!

barretme
May 27th, 2010, 08:54 PM
I have a black Macbook 3,1.

Only things I cannot get to work are the Bluetooth and the iSight camera. I tried installing the isight firmware through the software directory but still no go. Any help would be great.

clgy15
May 27th, 2010, 09:52 PM
Compaq Presario, 2GB DDR2, 2 AMD Turion 64, Nvidia gforce
Perfect in all aspects

TheSqueak
May 27th, 2010, 11:32 PM
Toshiba Tecra M10 with Lucid

Everything, including the inbuilt bluetooth, worked immediately after installing Kubuntu

libssd
May 27th, 2010, 11:50 PM
Ubuntu 9.04 running on an Acer Aspire One D150, generic netbook hardware. Had to update BIOS to resolve a suspend problem, and go to kernel 2.6.30-020630 to make the WiFi indicator LED blink properly, both extremely minor problems. Rock solid.

shcherbak
May 28th, 2010, 12:00 AM
Sony Vaio VGN-FW11M

Only Counter-Strike 1.6 crash from time to time on fglrx driver
or wine issue... and do not hibernate (or rather de-hibernate)

lspci:
00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation Mobile 4 Series Chipset Memory Controller Hub (rev 07)
00:01.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation Mobile 4 Series Chipset PCI Express Graphics Port (rev 07)
00:1a.0 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801I (ICH9 Family) USB UHCI Controller #4 (rev 03)
00:1a.1 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801I (ICH9 Family) USB UHCI Controller #5 (rev 03)
00:1a.7 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801I (ICH9 Family) USB2 EHCI Controller #2 (rev 03)
00:1b.0 Audio device: Intel Corporation 82801I (ICH9 Family) HD Audio Controller (rev 03)
00:1c.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 82801I (ICH9 Family) PCI Express Port 1 (rev 03)
00:1c.1 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 82801I (ICH9 Family) PCI Express Port 2 (rev 03)
00:1c.3 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 82801I (ICH9 Family) PCI Express Port 4 (rev 03)
00:1c.4 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 82801I (ICH9 Family) PCI Express Port 5 (rev 03)
00:1d.0 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801I (ICH9 Family) USB UHCI Controller #1 (rev 03)
00:1d.1 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801I (ICH9 Family) USB UHCI Controller #2 (rev 03)
00:1d.2 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801I (ICH9 Family) USB UHCI Controller #3 (rev 03)
00:1d.3 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801I (ICH9 Family) USB UHCI Controller #6 (rev 03)
00:1d.7 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801I (ICH9 Family) USB2 EHCI Controller #1 (rev 03)
00:1e.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 82801 Mobile PCI Bridge (rev 93)
00:1f.0 ISA bridge: Intel Corporation ICH9M LPC Interface Controller (rev 03)
00:1f.2 SATA controller: Intel Corporation ICH9M/M-E SATA AHCI Controller (rev 03)
00:1f.3 SMBus: Intel Corporation 82801I (ICH9 Family) SMBus Controller (rev 03)
01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: ATI Technologies Inc Mobility Radeon HD 3400 Series
01:00.1 Audio device: ATI Technologies Inc RV620 Audio device [Radeon HD 34xx Series]
06:00.0 Network controller: Intel Corporation Wireless WiFi Link 5100
08:00.0 Ethernet controller: Marvell Technology Group Ltd. 88E8055 PCI-E Gigabit Ethernet Controller (rev 13)
0a:03.0 FireWire (IEEE 1394): Ricoh Co Ltd R5C832 IEEE 1394 Controller (rev 05)
0a:03.1 SD Host controller: Ricoh Co Ltd R5C822 SD/SDIO/MMC/MS/MSPro Host Adapter (rev 22)
0a:03.2 System peripheral: Ricoh Co Ltd R5C592 Memory Stick Bus Host Adapter (rev 12)

fredbird67
May 28th, 2010, 12:18 AM
We have a 2005 Dell Inspiron 6000 that works perfectly under Linux -- but NOT Ubuntu. At least not without all sorts of fooling around with the command line, anyways. It can be done under Ubuntu or Mint (I pulled it off once on Xubuntu, in fact), but it's a ROYAL pain to do so.

The only hardware specs I know right off the top of my head about that laptop are that it has 512 MB of RAM and a Broadcom 4311 "AirForce" wireless card. Like I said, that Broadcom wireless card is a PAIN to configure to get it to work with Ubuntu.

However, about a month ago, I discovered two distributions that properly detect the Broadcom right off the bat. Mepis does, but it comes with KDE 4, which was too much for the Dell's 512 MB of RAM, and the live CD soon ground to a halt after connecting wirelessly.

The only other distro I've tried with it that properly detects the Broadcom card is PC/OS. And since PC/OS comes with Xfce (which is my desktop environment of choice, anyways), it doesn't bog down one bit, making me a VERY happy camper! B-)

Like I said, using PC/OS on it instead of Ubuntu is my secret to turning the Dell into a fully functional Linux laptop. BTW, PC/OS is based on Ubuntu, so it'll sort of be like running Xubuntu -- except that PC/OS automatically detects the wireless card out of the box and Xubuntu doesn't. If you have a laptop with a Broadcom wireless card, I'd definitely recommend giving PC/OS a try. I think you'll be happy you did.

ibuclaw
May 28th, 2010, 12:27 AM
Fully functional laptop.

Model is Samsung N110, and had flashed the BIOS prior to installing Linux on it ... something to do with fixing vertical scrolling if my memory retains correctly...



BIOS Information
Vendor: Phoenix Technologies Ltd.
Version: 07D0.M012.20090908.RHU
Release Date: 09/08/2009
Address: 0xE6640
Runtime Size: 104896 bytes
ROM Size: 2048 kB
Characteristics:
ISA is supported
PCI is supported
PNP is supported
BIOS is upgradeable
BIOS shadowing is allowed
ESCD support is available
ACPI is supported
USB legacy is supported
Smart battery is supported
BIOS boot specification is supported
Targeted content distribution is supported
BIOS Revision: 7.0

System Information
Manufacturer: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
Product Name: NC10/N110
Version: Not Applicable


Regards
Iain

bigseb
May 28th, 2010, 08:08 AM
Acer Aspire 7720G

Works perfectly :)

R Clemons
May 28th, 2010, 04:34 PM
Acer Aspire 5740G-6979 works perfectly even with the ati driver in the repos.

I have always bad luck getting 3d graphics to work, but with this ATI mobility radeon HD 5650 and Ubuntu 10.04 it worked right out of the box.

sirthomas711
May 28th, 2010, 04:54 PM
Dell Inspiron E1505 with Intel Core 2 Duo, Sigmatel Audio card(not sure specifically), ATI Mobile Radeon X1400, Dell Wireless-N Card(once again not sure specifically). Everthing works just fine, except that I can get Ubuntu to recognize my HDTV from the VGA port, even so far as being able to determine that it's a Sony HDTV and the available resolutions, however, it will not send a signal to it. I just installed 2 days ago, and have had limited time to tinker, and have never used any Linux distro before, so I may run into more problems later.

cgb
May 28th, 2010, 05:07 PM
Dell Latitude E6400, NVIDIA Quadro NVS 160M, Intel Wireless WiFi Link 5100.. Everything appears to be working great in Ubuntu for almost a year.. Currently running Jaunty on this machine but have ran live cd of Lucid and also appears to work fine..

randumnumber
August 5th, 2010, 05:02 AM
Both of my systems specs are listed below, i have had no trouble with either machine. When i first set up my Laptop i had to configure the ALSA because my microphone jack was turned all the way up causing a weird buzzing noise in my speakers. This option was not available in the GUI so i had to do it at command line. But, since then the options have been moved to the GUI.

Ive had my laptop for 4 years running ubuntu it still purrs like a kitten.

Veracruz290
August 6th, 2010, 07:54 AM
Linux works partially with my laptop-I will post the specific problem(s)
Toshiba Satallite L505 ES5025 Installed Ubuntu 10.04
Problems:
1) Numeric Key Pad Not Operational.
2) Mic is buggy. Sound routes thru speakers but not present on a video audio conference?
Otherwise this has been a great first experience for me with Linux. Ubuntu seems fairly straight forward.
Does anyone know of a fix for either the Keypad or the Microphone?

TNT1
August 6th, 2010, 08:32 AM
HP 6730b (dual core 2.26ghz, 4GB RAM) - Everything works perfectly... (the built-in 3G didn't work in Fedora 13 untill I recompiled the kernel, currently running Lucid, all works (after adding gobiloader etal...)
Lenovo T63 - Everything works perfectly (excepet the touchpad, but that's cause my wife spilt a glass of red wine on the laptop... Damn thing didn't start up for a month, I replaced it with a Toshiba, and the the Lenovo decided to fire up again...)
Toshiba M400(dual core 1.8ghz, 2GB RAM & an awesome graphics card - dunno what it is, but in windows in can display 1400x1050, and running Lucid it goes up to 1600x1200... On a 12.1" screen... It's staggeringly good quality...) ) - Everything works perfectly (needed to install toshiba utils to get the hardware buttons to work, even the touch screen worked straight away with Lucid install...)
I previously used a HP8710, Kubuntu 9.10, worked fine...

Mike BFD
August 6th, 2010, 08:50 AM
Toshiba Satellite U300 works perfectly.
Compaq Presario A970 was overheating until newer kernels were released.

TNT1
August 6th, 2010, 08:55 AM
Oh, wait, currently my windoze button doesn't work, but I think I selected the wrong keyboard layout during installation... (I never used it even during windows days, so no loss...)

What Rights
August 6th, 2010, 08:58 AM
HP G60-121WM

Terrible Graphics Quality, Tearing.
Lag When Playing Video
Slower then normal Boot
Audio Pauses and Skips (there is fix)

Cabalbl4
August 6th, 2010, 11:03 AM
Toshiba satellite A210P works perfectly with 9.10, the only thing that does not work out of the box - bluetooth drivers (with phoenix bios). To get bluetooth working omnibook module must be compiled.
10.04, however, has a lot of issues with ath5k wlan driver, so I've rolled back to 9.10.

dazndom
August 6th, 2010, 12:05 PM
i voted that everything works outa da box.....

i bought 2 Hp computers, one laptop, one desk top

laptop :-)HP Pavilion dv6-2144TX
Intel Core i3-330M ((Dual Core) 2.13GHz/3MB L3 Cache)
4GB DDR3 RAM
500GB 7200rpm SATA HDD
DVD+/-RW dual layer with LightScribe drive
15.6 inch HD (1366 x 768) High Definition BrightView display
nVIDIA GeForce GT 230M (1GB dedicated)
10/100/1000 LAN, 802.11 a/b/g/n WLAN, 56k modem
SRS Premium Sound with Altec Lansing speakers, webcam, 5-in-1 media card reader, Express Card slot

everything works, webcam and mic even on skype, sound volume slider, 3d graphics and wirless NO PROBLEM
1 small problem with touchpad LOCK, it would not UNLOCK - ubuntu forums fix !!!!!!

desktop ;
HP Pavilion Slimline s3880a media desktop.

Slimline Tower Form Factor
Intel Core 2 Duo E7400 ((Dual Core) 2.8GHz/3MB L2 Cache/1066MHz FSB)
2GB DDR2 RAM
500GB HDD
DVD+/-RW dual layer with LightScribe drive
NVIDIA GeForce G100 with 256MB dedicated video memory
Integrated 10/100 LAN, 802.11 b/g WLAN
HP DVB-T TV Tuner, integrated audio, 15-in-1 media card reader

everythings works except keys for playing music

NO COMPLAINTS at ALL with my HP computers
ALSO HP printer works perfectly
;) :D

Zorgoth
August 6th, 2010, 02:39 PM
Dell Studio 15
Intel Core i7-720QM
4 GB DDR3
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5470

Linux works great (although I still have to get the drivers from ATI's website for full support of my card)!

paultowlson
August 8th, 2010, 08:21 PM
I have a Dell Inspiron 1750 which worked fine with Kubuntu 9.04 but since 9.10, 10.04 the Broadcom wireless card is not supported. I have tried many solutions offered on various websites but with no success. With Wicd I can see wireless routers but get a password error, or unable to find IP address if an open network. SuSE has the same problem, so for present I am staying with Kubuntu 9.04 until a solution turns up. Why does Broadcom have to be so difficult??

gvernold
August 12th, 2010, 10:45 AM
Dell C640 laptop - worst Linux experience I've had since I started using it in 1996. I'm on 10.04 and it's very, very unstable. The hard drive access is slow, USB access is slow, I get screen corruption in many terminal programs, the wireless card doesn't work properly with it and the machine freezes and crashes and random intervals about 4 times a day. Looks like for the first time ever I'm actually going to be forced into a hardware upgrade which was the main reason I walked away from Windows 14 years ago.

I really object to having to ditch equipment which still works perfectly well because software dictates it. Ubuntu has been by far the best distro for laptop support that I have used but Fedora seems to have a bit more flexibility for supporting some of my older hardware and it's easier to strip down for optimization.

Fludizz
August 12th, 2010, 11:29 AM
Lenovo ThinkPad w510 works like a charm under 10.04, just the fingerprint reader isn't supported yet. It is too recent, the support is in the development version of the fingerprint software but not in the stable release yet.

lz1dsb
August 12th, 2010, 02:01 PM
Dell Studio 15 running Ubuntu 9.10. Works fine. I don't have any complaints. Even the functional keys work after finding a little tweak on that forum...

admiralspark
August 12th, 2010, 03:16 PM
LAptop running Linux Mint 9 x64 (ubuntu-based but better) with first gnome and now KDE. Everything works 100% as I've found happens on most Lenovo's (in fact, the only comp I had a problem with was an IBM R51 with a i8xx graphics card). My specs:
Lenovo Y560
Core--Intel i7 Q720 with working hardware virtualization! Virtualbox loves using the other four cores! haha
Graphics--ATi Radeon 5730 1GB dedicated with fglrx driver--100% 3D
Screen--15.8" HD Widescreen. EXCELLENT color and clarity, bit of glare but the backlight works good enough to cover most of that.
Wireless--Intel Wifi Link 1000 with zero problems.
RAM--8GB Ram, again, for virtualbox
Physical Memory--500gb harddrive, only problem I had here was my windows install had three primary's and one extended partition due to one-touch backup, I had to put all my linux distros in the extended partition. Works great though.
Sound-- This worked perfectly fine in GNOME, in KDE for some reason you have to go in and move all of the volume sliders over to active, and turn em up. Took me all of 5 minutes because I've done it before every time I've used KDE, but still stupid that it's not done by default. Audio quality in both is pretty good through the JBL speakers this thing comes with, though the windows driver in Win7 sounds more concert/stereo-like. I'm looking for a mixer to fix that. Still a VAST improvement over my old compaq.

I use a split Mint 9 KDE x64/Windows 7 x64 install, both boot fine from grub with no issues. If you can afford the $1000 price tag on one of these, I recommend it 100%. And if you deny the Win7 license you can get like a $200 credit too.

EDIT: forgot to add, CD/DVD playback and burning works great, so does bluetooth and SD card reader. And all plug ports such as Ethernet, HDMI, all USB's, mic and headphone plugins. Also, webcam and built in mic's works OOTB in Gnome and KDE.

sgtslwilson
August 13th, 2010, 07:32 AM
Everything works on my Eee PC 1000 with UNE 10.04. I know this is a netbook but it is kinda like a laptop.

I also have an ASUS Eee PC 1000HE. Everything works right out of the box with UNE 10.04

I am very impressed and I don't even dual boot anymore. Pure Linux now.

frogo
August 13th, 2010, 09:38 AM
I have a Dell Latitude E4310

I have problems with multimedia and sound which I'm done trying to figure out, I just don't use the machine for multimedia & sound task, including VoIP

The major problems for which I can find no solutions and make me doubt whether ubuntu is sustainable on this machine are:

- batteries are drained in stupid fast time which make me doubt that i have a laptop rather than a compact desktop considering the fact i have to be hooked up on power outlet all the time

- doesn't resume from suspend or hibernation which is a real pain when all is said even if I'm trying to take it easy and not be too grumpy when I have to close all my active tasks because i need to shutdown the computer instead of suspending/hibernating

ceref
August 13th, 2010, 02:00 PM
Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid works like the dreams we had when working in binary :popcorn: I became a corporate enforced windows user. I am free of work now and scrapped windows XP on this old acer travelmate 4400 that had been made redundant by gates & co. It has an AMD Turion 64 ML 28 and only 496 MB memory. After the end of a loving relationship with FireFox on Windows XP, Vista and Sorrowful 7 and till recently on Ubuntu 10.04 I kicked it out for Opera.
Its still early days for me and still getting used to all that Ubuntu has to offer. I can even get back onto Guild Wars ...

I now say great name Microsoft because by comparison a body can do so very little with micro freedom compared to the massive size of Windows software.

We are flying high .. its all great .... Thanks Ubuntu you have put joy back into human development and potential:popcorn:.

x-shaney-x
August 13th, 2010, 03:51 PM
When I was looking around for a new laptop, I did note the hardware and my aim was to find something that would work 100% with current open source drivers.

As it turned out, the only hardware problem I have had is regarding sound which is fully supported in newer alsa versions.

In the real world I have found my soundcard is problematic or doesn't work at all in any debian based distro tried but works 100% in every rpm distro tried.

sheepo
August 13th, 2010, 04:06 PM
Linux almost works perfectly on my laptop. The only problem is that the wireless doesn't work, so I simply plugged in a usb wireless.

MooPi
August 15th, 2010, 10:16 PM
Not my laptop but my bosses. Compaq Presario F700 with a borked Vista install. It was so borked that the recovery partition wouldn't work. Very nice laptop for under 300$ a couple of years ago. Fully works no issues.


H/W path Device Class Description
=================================================
system Compaq Presario F700 Notebook PC
/0 bus 30EA
/0/0 memory 109KiB BIOS
/0/3 processor AMD Turion(tm) 64 X2 Mobile Technology TL-58
/0/3/5 memory 128KiB L1 cache
/0/3/6 memory 512KiB L2 cache
/0/b memory 2GiB System Memory
/0/b/0 memory 1GiB DIMM DDR2 Synchronous 667 MHz (1.5 ns)
/0/b/1 memory 1GiB DIMM DDR2 667 MHz (1.5 ns)
/0/4 processor
/0/4/0 memory 128KiB L1 cache
/0/4/1 memory 512KiB L2 cache
/0/5 memory RAM memory
/0/1 bridge MCP67 ISA Bridge
/0/1.1 bus MCP67 SMBus
/0/1.2 memory RAM memory
/0/1.3 processor MCP67 Co-processor
/0/2 bus MCP67 OHCI USB 1.1 Controller
/0/2.1 bus MCP67 EHCI USB 2.0 Controller
/0/e bus MCP67 OHCI USB 1.1 Controller
/0/4.1 bus MCP67 EHCI USB 2.0 Controller
/0/6 scsi0 storage MCP67 IDE Controller
/0/6/0.0.0 /dev/cdrom disk DVDRAM GSA-T20L
/0/7 multimedia MCP67 High Definition Audio
/0/8 bridge MCP67 PCI Bridge
/0/8/5 generic R5C822 SD/SDIO/MMC/MS/MSPro Host Adapter
/0/8/5.1 generic R5C843 MMC Host Controller
/0/8/5.2 generic R5C592 Memory Stick Bus Host Adapter
/0/8/5.3 generic xD-Picture Card Controller
/0/9 scsi2 storage MCP67 AHCI Controller
/0/9/0.0.0 /dev/sda disk 160GB WDC WD1600BEVT-0
/0/9/0.0.0/1 /dev/sda1 volume 29GiB EXT4 volume
/0/9/0.0.0/2 /dev/sda2 volume 117GiB EXT4 volume
/0/9/0.0.0/3 /dev/sda3 volume 2047MiB Linux swap volume
/0/a eth0 network MCP67 Ethernet
/0/c bridge MCP67 PCI Express Bridge
/0/d bridge MCP67 PCI Express Bridge
/0/d/0 wlan0 network AR5001 Wireless Network Adapter
/0/12 display C67 [GeForce 7000M / nForce 610M]
/0/100 bridge K8 [Athlon64/Opteron] HyperTransport Technology Configuration
/0/101 bridge K8 [Athlon64/Opteron] Address Map
/0/102 bridge K8 [Athlon64/Opteron] DRAM Controller
/0/103 bridge K8 [Athlon64/Opteron] Miscellaneous Control

dewdrop_world
August 20th, 2010, 11:13 AM
Ubuntu 10.04 on a MSI A6200 (Intel Core i3). It's running great! except...

- WiFi can't authenticate to WPA networks after waking from suspend. Google showed me a thread on these boards that might help, but I don't have time to digest it now.

- I've tried a number of mail clients, and they all make my machine blow up -- apps randomly crashing or failing to start. http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1555602

Those were minuses - here's a plus:

+ Dragon NaturallySpeaking 10 with WINE. Possible to crash it but it works pretty well.

Yet to try: ExpressCard firewire + ffado drivers for a MOTU UltraLite. That scares me a bit... postponing until a big project is done.

James

lordhaworth
August 20th, 2010, 11:31 AM
My issues are:

webcam - doesnt work (picked up in cheese but thats it)
wireless - works mostly, but I have had problems with certain router


other than that, nothing too much - it may be that my issues above could be fixed too... but i have never figured out how.

Running Jaunty on a dell inspiron 15something

V for Vincent
August 20th, 2010, 12:34 PM
Asus eee 1201N. Works perfectly, AFAIK, with a few tweaks and the right wireless driver. There seems to be an issue with the 2.6.32-24 kernel, but -23 works fine.

Johnsie
August 20th, 2010, 12:42 PM
Another wifi issue.. There seems to be alot of people with wifi problems in Ubuntu.

Ubuntu doesn't support the RA3090 wifi card in EEEPC 1001HA machines. There is a ppa with a driver but that driver only supports WEP. WPA doesn't work at all. I had to install Windows on those machines to get proper wifi connectivity.

blchinezu
August 20th, 2010, 01:23 PM
http://www.notebookcheck.net/typo3temp/pics/b471e1a352.jpg (http://www.notebookcheck.net/uploads/tx_nbc2/310142.jpg)
Notebook: Asus X55SV
Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo T9300 (http://www.notebookcheck.net/Intel-Core-2-Duo-T9300-Notebook-Processor.26538.0.html)
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce 9500M GS (http://www.notebookcheck.net/NVIDIA-GeForce-9500M-GS.8167.0.html)
Display: 15.4 inch, 16:10, 1440x900 pixels

Works flawlessly with Ubuntu. There was a sound problem with Karmic which was not present in Intrepid but got fixed in Lucid.

Daletec
August 20th, 2010, 01:50 PM
Ubuntu 9.04, 9.10 and 10.04LTS work fine on my Dell Latitude D620. I did have to connect to the net via LAN and then enable proprietary drivers to download the WLAN drivers for my Broadcom internal wireless adapter. Desktop effects work fine with the Intel graphics, I haven't tested the smartcard reader, no need for it, really. I haven't used Windoze on this laptop in two years, I won't go back! Ubuntu for life!!!

del_diablo
August 20th, 2010, 02:29 PM
Fujitsu Siemens Pa 3553:
*Wlan is shady, some distroes got it out of the box and others do not. (The kernel) Recently got kernel support for the randomly updated driver.
*I got the Turion X2 model, the BIOS got a complete lack of ACPI support

Other than these 2 issues: It is a quite enjoyable experience.

kevinatkins
August 20th, 2010, 02:36 PM
IBM ThinkPad T60. Everything works, except that with a default install, the on-screen display of volume doesn't show when the volume keys are pressed, but it's easy to sort. Even the fingerprint reader can be made to work (although I don't bother with it)...

Compared to the Windows XP Pro also installed on the machine, Ubuntu absolutely flies - it's genuinely quick!

snip3r8
August 20th, 2010, 02:53 PM
I got Karmic running on an old AMILO D 7850,the system is dodgy because the hdd is failing but linux pressures on,it's the only OS this thing will accept.It doesn't even want to read the Windows XP disk half the time ,the other half it takes one look at it,goes "screw this" and shuts down.

tjktyler
August 20th, 2010, 02:54 PM
HP dv5t 2000 series:
* Touchpad is really sensitive, i.e. only the very bottom won't register touch for clicking. Very annoying, because this makes clicking and dragging nearly impossible (without an external mouse). Also, the upper left corner of the touchpad has an LED indicator which shows if the touchpad is activated or not. This doesn't work, nor does double-tapping the area, which is meant to activate/deactivate the touchpad (as appropriate)
* Broadcom 43224 chipset (dual-band wireless-N and Bluetooth) has iffy support, but this an issue with Broadcom, not Ubuntu.

Apart from those two issues, Ubuntu has been more than pleasant. Installation went smoothly, laptop-mode-tools helped tune everything for power savings, I'm getting solid battery life. It's a good computer, but next time I'm sticking with the Intel wireless adapter.

loxety
August 20th, 2010, 04:44 PM
10.04 works great on my ASUS G50VT-x5

khelben1979
August 20th, 2010, 09:30 PM
OS: Debian 6.0 "Squeeze"
Desktop: uses LXDE

Hardware: Powerbook G3 Lombard
RAM: 128 MB
Harddrive: 4.9 GB

Everything works okay about the software. The hardware got some defects, but Debian works just fine. Some smaller software crashes due to low RAM and the monitor screen flickers at times, but when it's stable it's quite good against my eyes.

I've been running Debian on it since Woody (released in 2002) on this Powerbook. Before that it was Slink on the m68k architecture on an A4000. It's been a while..

Austin25
August 20th, 2010, 09:35 PM
There are a couple of proprietary drivers for the wifi and the graphics card, as well as I had to install drivers for the touchscreen, but all in all, it works.

Dustin2128
August 20th, 2010, 10:04 PM
worked 100% out of the box since 9.04

Papagaulo
March 8th, 2011, 05:15 AM
I have a fujitsu t4020 that doesnt even function properly in xp or vista screen doesnt rotate no sound in vista, yet everything works 100 percent in ubuntu 10.04 touchscreen sound rotation screen buttons everything even onboard keyboard pops up when I rotate the screen I am the type that roots for the under dog and I have seen linux grow by leaps and over the last three years and I don't think we are the underdog anymore.

teward
March 8th, 2011, 05:19 AM
Hardware specs are in the link in my sig, since i dont have the energy to repost multiple systems' specs ;)

And it works epicly on both systems. :cool: One's Dell, one's HP.

mmsmc
March 8th, 2011, 05:27 AM
i have all compiz affects enabled, screenlets, and 100's of programs on my 5 year old computer, and it works like its brand new
Intel(R) Pentium(R) M processor 2.13GHz, my graphics card is in the screen shot

Rasa1111
March 8th, 2011, 05:34 AM
Linux works perfectly on my laptop.
IBM Thinkpad Z61t. with 2 GB RAM.

All other laptops Ive installed Ubuntu on works perfectly also.
Too many to remember each one.

bford16
March 10th, 2011, 03:12 AM
My machine is an HP dv7-1232NR. It runs great on Ubuntu 10.10, with no special tweaks. This machine has a 2.2GHz 64-bit processor, and the ATI Radeon HD 3200 built-in graphics. I have 4 GB of RAM installed. I just tried hooking up a bluetooth dongle and some Plantronics Backbeat 903+ headphones, and I can happily report that both work perfectly.

Suspend works fine, but hibernation is pretty much a bust. I wouldn't use hiberate anyway, because resume is very very slow.

sffvba[e0rt
March 10th, 2011, 03:20 AM
HP 530 works great! (Google it, to lazy to find and post the specs now myself :p)


404

wgarider
March 10th, 2011, 03:27 AM
Inspiron M5030 - install was interesting (http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1653959)....had to do some editing to grub to get everything working right but otherwise, its very capable and the price was right.... ;-)

sprocket10
March 10th, 2011, 03:37 AM
Linux works completely with my laptop!
Hardware specs:
Dell E1505
1.66Ghz Intel Dual Core Processors
2 GB Ram
320 GB Western Digital HD @ 7200rpm
Windows 7 & Ubuntu 10.04 (Lucid Lynx) Dual Boot - Both 32 bit
DVD drive stopped working but I'm not sure if that's related to linux issues
Broadcom wireless card
ATI Radeon Mobility X1300 (128MB)

*Install windows first, then use windows tool to shrink partition. THEN install Ubuntu!

ShaneNZ
March 10th, 2011, 11:23 AM
Toshiba P105 SS9337 (with the NVidia 7900GS card)
Only thing that doesn't work is the fingerprint scanner and the smart-touch touchpad (has application 'spots' and a volume slider) Not too bothered about that though as I mainly use it in a desktop config.

Since installing Ubuntu I have had issues with the GPU overheating and the CPU fan running full tilt...

To solve both issues:

http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=771223
(Follow this one yourself...it's a bit much to regurgitate the whole instruction)
This has fixed the GPU overheating problem. Previous to this fix, the Sensors applet (http://sensors-applet.sourceforge.net/) was showing it running upwards of 114 deg C...in fact I could smell the thing cooking!

One thing I have noticed since going to 10.10...If I boot the laptop and not logon immediately, it starts to overheat again as if it has loaded an unmodified dsdt.aml file. Still googling that little beastie.

After applying the above fix, post 10.10 install, and after several updates, the CPU fan started running at full speed. The GPU fan auto adjusts according to temp, but the CPU fan just won't shut up!...until now.

http://ubuntuforums.org/showpost.php?p=9197545&postcount=24 (big ups to ashima for this one)

<quote>
sudo gedit /etc/default/grub and then change

GRUB_CMLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="quiet splash"

to read

..."quiet splash acpi_osi=Linux"

sudo update-grub to update /boot/grub/grub.cfg

exit then restart computer.
<end quote>

Hope this helps...

disabledaccount
March 10th, 2011, 12:30 PM
Dell Latitude E5500 - everything works OOTB (Fn keys, Volume+/-, Card reader, Wi-Fi, etc), at least up to 10.04 which is currently installed :)

Dell M5010 15R - U10.04 - needed upgrade of WiFi drivers, but after that everything works Perfectly :)

Two old Toshiba laptops: SP6000 and SP6100 - despite that these are the most faulty laptops in history of electronics, after some DIY work to fix HW issues, both are running flawlessly with U9.04, including Card Readers and WiFi

frankbooth
March 10th, 2011, 12:49 PM
Linux works partially with my laptop-I will post the specific problem(s).

Laptop:
ASUS EEE PC 1001PX

Problems:
Combined microphone/headphone jack doesn't work.
Built-in microphone works after a suspend & resume.

aG93IGRvIGkgdWJ1bnR1Pw==
March 10th, 2011, 12:56 PM
Linux works completely with my laptop-I will post my hardware specifics

Asus EEE PC 1018P, gNewSense GNU/Linux

texla
March 10th, 2011, 01:28 PM
ASUS X3-VB2 dual core, quadruple boot (three Linux OS's and one windoze), 4gb RAM, wireless N, Lightscribe DVD burner, firewire = all work fantastic with Linux.

Cabalbl4
March 10th, 2011, 01:33 PM
Linux works partially with my laptop:

Acer Aspire 3820 TG (64 bit) with ubuntu 10.10 (kernel 2.6.35-27-generic #48-Ubuntu SMP):

The main problem is the hard drive power management bug. HDD must be set to IDE mode in bios to avoid problems on power cable plug/unplug. According to launchpad, it will be fixed soon.
Also there must be done some small workarounds to make bluetooth work.
Ath9k wireless driver must be upgraded, the out-of-the-box version works, but causes random freezes (rarely).
And the last thing is the video driver. IMHO ATI proprietary driver preforms better than the open source one. The driver must be downloaded from ATI page to support the latest video card. And you can not switch the built-in cards easily using vgaswitcheroo when the proprietary driver is enabled, so you must configure your xorg.conf and reboot each time you need to switch, or you can set video mode to discrete in bios (disable built-in intel vga).

Generally, it works, but it can be better.

MarcusW
March 10th, 2011, 02:14 PM
Asus UL30A works with kernel >= 2.6.37, fully open drivers. Everything I've tried anyways. :P (including, but not limited to, 3D graphics, suspend/hibernate, webcam and "special buttons" on the keyboard)

It does work with older kernels as well, but the newer ones adds awesome configuration for the touch pad. :)

dh04000
March 10th, 2011, 06:02 PM
Linux works completely with my laptop!
Hardware specs:
Dell E1505
1.66Ghz Intel Dual Core Processors
2 GB Ram
320 GB Western Digital HD @ 7200rpm
Windows 7 & Ubuntu 10.04 (Lucid Lynx) Dual Boot - Both 32 bit
DVD drive stopped working but I'm not sure if that's related to linux issues
Broadcom wireless card
ATI Radeon Mobility X1300 (128MB)

*Install windows first, then use windows tool to shrink partition. THEN install Ubuntu!


Same here with e1705, except mine is a x1400.

aysiu
March 10th, 2011, 06:05 PM
Ironically, Ubuntu's wireless has been super buggy on my Ubuntu-preinstalled netbook since 8.10 (including 9.04, 9.10, 10.04, 10.10, and 11.04 alphas). I've filed and updated a bug report to no avail.

But my Macbook Pro is fully compatible with Ubuntu and has been for at least the last three releases. Suspend, wireless, hotkeys, etc.... all work without any tweaking.

rbishop
March 10th, 2011, 06:10 PM
I installed Ubuntu 9.10 and have upgraded with no problems. I am currently running 10.04.

Acer Aspire 5517
AMD Athlon 1.6Ghz
3GB Ram
160GB HD
DVD-+RW DL
Multi Card Reader

I am able to use all functions of my laptop right out of the box with Ubuntu. It even told me my battery was starting to die on me. That is epic to me. Really helps when you know your battery is starting to go and it's not just a surprise, like with Windows.

matt_symes
March 10th, 2011, 06:23 PM
acer aspire 7540

Only problem. Hit disable touchpad button to disable the touch pad. No problem. Hit the button again to enable and it does not enable it.

Such a small issue i never bother to fix it. Maybe now i will.

daniel.cotter
March 15th, 2011, 03:36 AM
I just bought a laptop from System 76, preloaded with Ubuntu 10.10, 64-bit


15.6 LED
ATI Radion Display w/ 512MB memory
320GB SATA 7200 RPM HDD
8GB DDR3 main memory
i7-640 processor, 2.8 GHz

I replaced a 20 year old Gateway with w2k installed (upgraded from the original win95). I am in the Navy Reserve, so I have need to access many .gov DoD sites, and with very little research, I have been able to configure the laptop for flawless operation, for all my needs. I have no need and no desire to use Windows for anything anymore.

I have used OpenOffice and Firefox for years, so I was halfway there.

ramjet_1953
March 15th, 2011, 04:21 AM
I have an Acer 4101WNLCi and everything works perfectly with both Linux and BSD.

This laptop is now 5 years old and has been running Linux for 4.

Regards,
Roger

PC_load_letter
March 15th, 2011, 04:34 AM
I have Ubuntu installed on 3 laptops in my household:

1- ThinkPad T43 (ancient) w/ 1.5GB RAM, ATI graphics and Intel wireless running Ubuntu 10.10 32bit. Everything works - can't set up a mic for Skype, apparently I'm not the only one as it seems many T43 users have the same problem.

2- A 3yr-old Dell Vostro 1400: Dual core2, 4GB RAM, Nvidia graphics, Intel wireless, web cam, running Ubuntu 10.10 64bit. Everything works and it's pretty darn fast. Webcam, mic, 3D gfx acceleration works seamlessly.

3- HP tc4200 tablet, single core, Intel chipset, probably a Brodcom wireless, running Linux Mint 9 like a champ.

rvchari
March 15th, 2011, 04:45 AM
laptop = lenovo T500, P8400 2.26 GHz C2D, 3gb RAM, Intel 4500 Graphics.
almost everything within my knowledge works.
=>handycam connects to the firewire and is configured with ease.
=>card reader functions perfect (had some glitches when i was using jaunty, now maverick detects on its own)
Sound / Wireless / integrated cam works perfect.
=> external web cam / mic / speakers seem to be working perfect too

i think thats about all i can say within my usable knowledge base. is there anything i left out ?

pinballwizard
March 15th, 2011, 05:02 AM
Two new laptops here, Lenovo G550, everything works great (except wireless on PAE kernel)
and Compaq CQ56. Both built in webcams work, everything works 100%.

Compaq running UE2.8, and Lenovo running Ubuntu 10.04.1 LTS

rmayer32
March 15th, 2011, 05:17 AM
Ubuntu works perfectly on this laptop Dell Insprion E1505 with 512MB of RAM. It also works perfectly on my Compaq Presario Laptop C700 with 2GB of RAM. (Currently running Mandriva however on that one)

All of my desktops run it as well perfectly. I will have to grab specs off them, one is a new HP with 8 GB of RAM and 10.10 flies to say the least. :D

Papa-san
March 16th, 2011, 04:13 PM
I have a Dell Latitude D610. For the most part, Ubuntu was plug -n- play. This is a COMPLETELY DIFFERENT story compared to my older Latitude C610. That one almost had me give up on Ubuntu a half dozen times.

I ran sudo lshw:

john@john-latitude:~$ sudo lshw
[sudo] password for john:
john-latitude
description: Portable Computer
product: Latitude D610
vendor: Dell Inc.
serial: *******
width: 32 bits
capabilities: smbios-2.3 dmi-2.3
configuration: boot=normal chassis=portable uuid=44454C4C-****-104B-8044-************
*-core
description: Motherboard
product: 0C4708
vendor: Dell Inc.
physical id: 0
serial: .7TKDH91.C**********13.
slot: MiniPCI
*-firmware
description: BIOS
vendor: Dell Inc.
physical id: 0
version: A06 (10/02/2005)
size: 64KiB
capacity: 512KiB
capabilities: isa pci pcmcia pnp upgrade shadowing cdboot bootselect int13floppy720 int5printscreen int9keyboard int14serial int17printer int10video acpi usb agp smartbattery biosbootspecification netboot
*-cpu
description: CPU
product: Intel(R) Pentium(R) M processor 1.86GHz
vendor: Intel Corp.
physical id: 400
bus info: cpu@0
version: 6.13.8
slot: Microprocessor
size: 1862MHz
capacity: 1866MHz
width: 32 bits
clock: 133MHz
capabilities: fpu fpu_exception wp vme de pse tsc msr pae mce cx8 apic sep mtrr pge mca cmov pat clflush dts acpi mmx fxsr sse sse2 ss tm pbe nx up bts est tm2 cpufreq
*-cache:0
description: L1 cache
physical id: 700
size: 8KiB
capacity: 8KiB
capabilities: internal write-back data
*-cache:1
description: L2 cache
physical id: 701
size: 2MiB
capacity: 2MiB
clock: 66MHz (15.0ns)
capabilities: pipeline-burst internal varies unified
*-memory
description: System Memory
physical id: 1000
slot: System board or motherboard
size: 1GiB
*-bank:0
description: DIMM DDR Synchronous 533 MHz (1.9 ns)
vendor: CE00000000000000
physical id: 0
serial: F7146DEA
slot: DIMM_A
size: 512MiB
width: 64 bits
clock: 533MHz (1.9ns)
*-bank:1
description: DIMM DDR Synchronous 533 MHz (1.9 ns)
vendor: CE00000000000000
physical id: 1
serial: F7146DDF
slot: DIMM_B
size: 512MiB
width: 64 bits
clock: 533MHz (1.9ns)
*-pci
description: Host bridge
product: Mobile 915GM/PM/GMS/910GML Express Processor to DRAM Controller
vendor: Intel Corporation
physical id: 100
bus info: pci@0000:00:00.0
version: 03
width: 32 bits
clock: 33MHz
*-pci:0
description: PCI bridge
product: Mobile 915GM/PM Express PCI Express Root Port
vendor: Intel Corporation
physical id: 1
bus info: pci@0000:00:01.0
version: 03
width: 32 bits
clock: 33MHz
capabilities: pci pm msi pciexpress normal_decode bus_master cap_list
configuration: driver=pcieport-driver
*-display
description: VGA compatible controller
product: M22 [Mobility Radeon X300]
vendor: ATI Technologies Inc
physical id: 0
bus info: pci@0000:01:00.0
version: 00
width: 32 bits
clock: 33MHz
capabilities: pm pciexpress msi vga_controller bus_master cap_list
configuration: driver=fglrx_pci latency=0 module=fglrx
*-pci:1
description: PCI bridge
product: 82801FB/FBM/FR/FW/FRW (ICH6 Family) PCI Express Port 1
vendor: Intel Corporation
physical id: 1c
bus info: pci@0000:00:1c.0
version: 03
width: 32 bits
clock: 33MHz
capabilities: pci pciexpress msi pm normal_decode bus_master cap_list
configuration: driver=pcieport-driver
*-network
description: Ethernet interface
product: NetXtreme BCM5751 Gigabit Ethernet PCI Express
vendor: Broadcom Corporation
physical id: 0
bus info: pci@0000:02:00.0
logical name: eth0
version: 01
serial: 00:14:22:d5:7a:d0
capacity: 1GB/s
width: 64 bits
clock: 33MHz
capabilities: pm vpd msi pciexpress bus_master cap_list ethernet physical tp 10bt 10bt-fd 100bt 100bt-fd 1000bt 1000bt-fd autonegotiation
configuration: autonegotiation=on broadcast=yes driver=tg3 driverversion=3.86 firmware=5751-v3.29a latency=0 link=no module=tg3 multicast=yes port=twisted pair
*-usb:0
description: USB Controller
product: 82801FB/FBM/FR/FW/FRW (ICH6 Family) USB UHCI #1
vendor: Intel Corporation
physical id: 1d
bus info: pci@0000:00:1d.0
version: 03
width: 32 bits
clock: 33MHz
capabilities: uhci bus_master
configuration: driver=uhci_hcd latency=0 module=uhci_hcd
*-usb:1
description: USB Controller
product: 82801FB/FBM/FR/FW/FRW (ICH6 Family) USB UHCI #2
vendor: Intel Corporation
physical id: 1d.1
bus info: pci@0000:00:1d.1
version: 03
width: 32 bits
clock: 33MHz
capabilities: uhci bus_master
configuration: driver=uhci_hcd latency=0 module=uhci_hcd
*-usb:2
description: USB Controller
product: 82801FB/FBM/FR/FW/FRW (ICH6 Family) USB UHCI #3
vendor: Intel Corporation
physical id: 1d.2
bus info: pci@0000:00:1d.2
version: 03
width: 32 bits
clock: 33MHz
capabilities: uhci bus_master
configuration: driver=uhci_hcd latency=0 module=uhci_hcd
*-usb:3
description: USB Controller
product: 82801FB/FBM/FR/FW/FRW (ICH6 Family) USB UHCI #4
vendor: Intel Corporation
physical id: 1d.3
bus info: pci@0000:00:1d.3
version: 03
width: 32 bits
clock: 33MHz
capabilities: uhci bus_master
configuration: driver=uhci_hcd latency=0 module=uhci_hcd
*-usb:4
description: USB Controller
product: 82801FB/FBM/FR/FW/FRW (ICH6 Family) USB2 EHCI Controller
vendor: Intel Corporation
physical id: 1d.7
bus info: pci@0000:00:1d.7
version: 03
width: 32 bits
clock: 33MHz
capabilities: pm debug ehci bus_master cap_list
configuration: driver=ehci_hcd latency=0 module=ehci_hcd
*-pci:2
description: PCI bridge
product: 82801 Mobile PCI Bridge
vendor: Intel Corporation
physical id: 1e
bus info: pci@0000:00:1e.0
version: d3
width: 32 bits
clock: 33MHz
capabilities: pci subtractive_decode bus_master cap_list
*-pcmcia
description: CardBus bridge
product: PCI6515 Cardbus Controller
vendor: Texas Instruments
physical id: 1
bus info: pci@0000:03:01.0
version: 00
width: 32 bits
clock: 33MHz
capabilities: pcmcia bus_master cap_list
configuration: driver=yenta_cardbus latency=176 maxlatency=5 mingnt=192 module=yenta_socket
*-communication UNCLAIMED
description: Communication controller
product: PCI6515 SmartCard Controller
vendor: Texas Instruments
physical id: 1.5
bus info: pci@0000:03:01.5
version: 00
width: 32 bits
clock: 33MHz
capabilities: pm cap_list
configuration: latency=0
*-network
description: Network controller
product: BCM4311 [AirForce 54g] 802.11a/b/g PCI Express Transceiver
vendor: Broadcom Corporation
physical id: 3
bus info: pci@0000:03:03.0
version: 02
width: 32 bits
clock: 33MHz
capabilities: bus_master
configuration: driver=b43-pci-bridge latency=64 module=ssb
*-multimedia
description: Multimedia audio controller
product: 82801FB/FBM/FR/FW/FRW (ICH6 Family) AC'97 Audio Controller
vendor: Intel Corporation
physical id: 1e.2
bus info: pci@0000:00:1e.2
version: 03
width: 32 bits
clock: 33MHz
capabilities: pm bus_master cap_list
configuration: driver=Intel ICH latency=0 module=snd_intel8x0
*-communication UNCLAIMED
description: Modem
product: 82801FB/FBM/FR/FW/FRW (ICH6 Family) AC'97 Modem Controller
vendor: Intel Corporation
physical id: 1e.3
bus info: pci@0000:00:1e.3
version: 03
width: 32 bits
clock: 33MHz
capabilities: pm generic cap_list
configuration: latency=0
*-isa
description: ISA bridge
product: 82801FBM (ICH6M) LPC Interface Bridge
vendor: Intel Corporation
physical id: 1f
bus info: pci@0000:00:1f.0
version: 03
width: 32 bits
clock: 33MHz
capabilities: isa bus_master
configuration: latency=0
*-ide
description: IDE interface
product: 82801FBM (ICH6M) SATA Controller
vendor: Intel Corporation
physical id: 1f.2
bus info: pci@0000:00:1f.2
logical name: scsi0
logical name: scsi1
version: 03
width: 32 bits
clock: 66MHz
capabilities: ide pm bus_master cap_list emulated
configuration: driver=ata_piix latency=0 module=ata_piix
*-disk
description: ATA Disk
product: TOSHIBA MK4026GA
vendor: Toshiba
physical id: 0
bus info: scsi@0:0.0.0
logical name: /dev/sda
version: PA10
serial: 45F89314T
size: 37GiB (40GB)
capabilities: partitioned partitioned:dos
configuration: ansiversion=5 signature=9661abd6
*-volume:0
description: Windows NTFS volume
physical id: 1
bus info: scsi@0:0.0.0,1
logical name: /dev/sda1
version: 3.1
serial: 78e4d8f7-367a-0046-a149-e4f1c8e9da53
size: 15GiB
capacity: 15GiB
capabilities: primary bootable ntfs initialized
configuration: clustersize=4096 created=2009-05-03 01:49:15 filesystem=ntfs modified_by_chkdsk=true mounted_on_nt4=true resize_log_file=true state=dirty upgrade_on_mount=true
*-volume:1
description: EXT3 volume
vendor: Linux
physical id: 2
bus info: scsi@0:0.0.0,2
logical name: /dev/sda2
logical name: /
logical name: /dev/.static/dev
version: 1.0
serial: 9a4d69e2-319e-47a7-b461-8ede12c8c053
size: 13GiB
capacity: 13GiB
capabilities: primary journaled extended_attributes large_files huge_files recover ext3 ext2 initialized
configuration: created=2009-12-31 11:29:33 filesystem=ext3 modified=2011-03-16 10:45:59 mount.fstype=ext3 mount.options=rw,relatime,errors=remount-ro,data=ordered mounted=2011-03-16 10:45:59 state=mounted
*-volume:2
description: EXT3 volume
vendor: Linux
physical id: 3
bus info: scsi@0:0.0.0,3
logical name: /dev/sda3
logical name: /home
version: 1.0
serial: 3354d3f0-eb2b-4531-9382-7aee51b8c265
size: 7624MiB
capacity: 7624MiB
capabilities: primary journaled extended_attributes large_files huge_files recover ext3 ext2 initialized
configuration: created=2009-12-31 11:29:43 filesystem=ext3 modified=2011-03-16 10:46:00 mount.fstype=ext3 mount.options=rw,relatime,data=ordered mounted=2011-03-16 10:46:00 state=mounted
*-volume:3
description: Linux swap volume
physical id: 4
bus info: scsi@0:0.0.0,4
logical name: /dev/sda4
version: 1
serial: 658f57d1-2201-43c9-abce-8b2c08991ee7
size: 956MiB
capacity: 956MiB
capabilities: primary nofs swap initialized
configuration: filesystem=swap pagesize=4096
*-cdrom
description: DVD reader
product: CDRW/DVD SCB5265
vendor: PHILIPS
physical id: 1
bus info: scsi@1:0.0.0
logical name: /dev/cdrom
logical name: /dev/dvd
logical name: /dev/scd0
logical name: /dev/sr0
version: TD15
capabilities: removable audio cd-r cd-rw dvd
configuration: ansiversion=5 status=open
*-battery
product: DELL 4P89463
vendor: Panasonic
physical id: 1
slot: Sys. Battery Bay
capacity: 47000mWh
configuration: voltage=11.1V
*-network
description: Wireless interface
physical id: 2
logical name: wlan0
serial: 00:14:a5:5e:ab:e7
capabilities: ethernet physical wireless
configuration: broadcast=yes ip=192.168.0.123 multicast=yes wireless=IEEE 802.11g
john@john-latitude:~$
It seems like an excessive list to post, but I have a few issues to resolve.
1 - I cannot get my older printer to work in any way, shape, or form. It is a Brother MFC 4800. I HAT that I have to re-boot into my WinXP partition in order to print. MAJOR PIA...
2 - Occasionally, my wireless quits working for no apparent reason, and I have to manually reconfigure it. Once I enter all my info again, it will work for a while. (Sometimes less than a day, sometimes more than 6 months.)
3 - My earbuds/headphones run at full volume, even if I have muted the sound with the gui/gizmo (at the top right, next to the clock.) Any volume control is done from inside the application / webpage I'm using / at.
There are other things, but I use them so infrequently, I can't remember them. I'll edit this post when I run across them.

eljonny
March 16th, 2011, 07:49 PM
My laptop has worked great with Linux for more than a year. After configuration everything worked and still works perfectly =) Full model name is G60-120US. I dual-boot between xubuntu 10.10 and Vista SP2 (Don't use it unless I have to) and use GRUB2 as a boot loader and GAG(http://gag.sourceforge.net/index.html) as a boot partition chooser (Had to do this to get Vista to boot correctly). My laptop has 3GB RAM, 250GB WD Scorpio Blue HDD, AMD Turion X2 64, and a discrete nVidia 256MB 8200M video device. It also has nVidia nForce HD Audio and an HDMI port. It uses the nForce MCP78S chipset. For wireless networking it uses an Atheros AR928* series card.

Here is my full lshw:


description: Notebook
product: HP G60 Notebook PC
vendor: Hewlett-Packard
version: F.54
width: 32 bits
capabilities: smbios-2.4 dmi-2.4 smp-1.4 smp
configuration: boot=oem-specific chassis=notebook cpus=2
*-core
description: Motherboard
product: 303C
vendor: Wistron
physical id: 0
version: 08.60
*-firmware
description: BIOS
vendor: Hewlett-Packard
physical id: 0
version: F.54 (08/18/2009)
size: 102KiB
capacity: 960KiB
capabilities: isa pci pcmcia pnp apm upgrade shadowing escd cdboot acpi usb agp biosbootspecification
*-cpu:0
description: CPU
product: AMD Turion Dual-Core RM-70
vendor: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD]
physical id: 3
bus info: cpu@0
version: 15.3.1
slot: Socket A
size: 2GHz
capacity: 2GHz
width: 64 bits
clock: 133MHz
capabilities: boot fpu fpu_exception wp vme de pse tsc msr pae mce cx8 apic mtrr pge mca cmov pat pse36 clflush mmx fxsr sse sse2 ht syscall nx mmxext fxsr_opt rdtscp x86-64 3dnowext 3dnow constant_tsc nonstop_tsc extd_apicid pni cx16 lahf_lm cmp_legacy svm extapic cr8_legacy 3dnowprefetch osvw skinit lbrv svm_lock nrip_save cpufreq
*-cache:0
description: L1 cache
physical id: 5
slot: L1 Cache
size: 128KiB
capabilities: asynchronous internal write-back
*-cache:1
description: L2 cache
physical id: 6
slot: L2 Cache
size: 512KiB
capacity: 2MiB
capabilities: synchronous internal write-through unified
*-memory:0
description: System Memory
physical id: 4
slot: System board or motherboard
size: 3GiB
*-bank:0
description: DIMM DRAM Synchronous 667 MHz (1.5 ns)
physical id: 0
slot: S1
size: 2GiB
width: 32 bits
clock: 667MHz (1.5ns)
*-bank:1
description: DIMM DRAM Synchronous 667 MHz (1.5 ns)
physical id: 1
slot: S2
size: 1GiB
width: 32 bits
clock: 667MHz (1.5ns)
*-cpu:1
physical id: 5
bus info: cpu@1
version: 15.3.1
size: 500MHz
capacity: 500MHz
capabilities: cpufreq
*-cache:0
description: L1 cache
physical id: 0
size: 128KiB
*-cache:1
description: L2 cache
physical id: 1
size: 512KiB
*-memory:1 UNCLAIMED
description: RAM memory
product: MCP78S [GeForce 8200] Memory Controller
vendor: nVidia Corporation
physical id: b
bus info: pci@0000:00:00.0
version: a2
width: 32 bits
clock: 66MHz (15.2ns)
capabilities: ht bus_master cap_list
configuration: latency=0
*-isa
description: ISA bridge
product: nVidia Corporation
vendor: nVidia Corporation
physical id: 1
bus info: pci@0000:00:01.0
version: a2
width: 32 bits
clock: 66MHz
capabilities: isa bus_master
configuration: latency=0
resources: ioport:1a00(size=256)
*-serial
description: SMBus
product: MCP78S [GeForce 8200] SMBus
vendor: nVidia Corporation
physical id: 1.1
bus info: pci@0000:00:01.1
version: a1
width: 32 bits
clock: 66MHz
capabilities: pm cap_list
configuration: driver=nForce2_smbus latency=0
resources: irq:10 ioport:3080(size=64) ioport:3040(size=64) ioport:3000(size=64)
*-processor UNCLAIMED
description: Co-processor
product: MCP78S [GeForce 8200] Co-Processor
vendor: nVidia Corporation
physical id: 1.3
bus info: pci@0000:00:01.3
version: a2
width: 32 bits
clock: 66MHz
capabilities: bus_master
configuration: latency=0 maxlatency=1 mingnt=3
resources: memory:c0080000-c00fffff
*-memory:2 UNCLAIMED
description: RAM memory
product: MCP78S [GeForce 8200] Memory Controller
vendor: nVidia Corporation
physical id: 1.4
bus info: pci@0000:00:01.4
version: a1
width: 32 bits
clock: 66MHz (15.2ns)
configuration: latency=0
*-usb:0
description: USB Controller
product: MCP78S [GeForce 8200] OHCI USB 1.1 Controller
vendor: nVidia Corporation
physical id: 2
bus info: pci@0000:00:02.0
version: a1
width: 32 bits
clock: 66MHz
capabilities: pm ohci bus_master cap_list
configuration: driver=ohci_hcd latency=0 maxlatency=1 mingnt=3
resources: irq:17 memory:c0006000-c0006fff
*-usb:1
description: USB Controller
product: MCP78S [GeForce 8200] EHCI USB 2.0 Controller
vendor: nVidia Corporation
physical id: 2.1
bus info: pci@0000:00:02.1
version: a1
width: 32 bits
clock: 66MHz
capabilities: debug pm ehci bus_master cap_list
configuration: driver=ehci_hcd latency=0 maxlatency=1 mingnt=3
resources: irq:17 memory:c0007000-c00070ff
*-usb:2
description: USB Controller
product: MCP78S [GeForce 8200] OHCI USB 1.1 Controller
vendor: nVidia Corporation
physical id: c
bus info: pci@0000:00:04.0
version: a1
width: 32 bits
clock: 66MHz
capabilities: pm ohci bus_master cap_list
configuration: driver=ohci_hcd latency=0 maxlatency=1 mingnt=3
resources: irq:16 memory:c0008000-c0008fff
*-usb:3
description: USB Controller
product: MCP78S [GeForce 8200] EHCI USB 2.0 Controller
vendor: nVidia Corporation
physical id: 4.1
bus info: pci@0000:00:04.1
version: a1
width: 32 bits
clock: 66MHz
capabilities: debug pm ehci bus_master cap_list
configuration: driver=ehci_hcd latency=0 maxlatency=1 mingnt=3
resources: irq:16 memory:c0007400-c00074ff
*-ide:0
description: IDE interface
product: MCP78S [GeForce 8200] IDE
vendor: nVidia Corporation
physical id: 6
bus info: pci@0000:00:06.0
version: a1
width: 32 bits
clock: 66MHz
capabilities: ide pm bus_master cap_list
configuration: driver=pata_amd latency=0 maxlatency=1 mingnt=3
resources: irq:0 ioport:1f0(size=8) ioport:3f6 ioport:170(size=8) ioport:376 ioport:30c0(size=16)
*-multimedia
description: Audio device
product: MCP72XE/MCP72P/MCP78U/MCP78S High Definition Audio
vendor: nVidia Corporation
physical id: 7
bus info: pci@0000:00:07.0
version: a1
width: 32 bits
clock: 66MHz
capabilities: pm msi ht bus_master cap_list
configuration: driver=HDA Intel latency=0 maxlatency=5 mingnt=2
resources: irq:20 memory:c0000000-c0003fff
*-pci:0
description: PCI bridge
product: MCP78S [GeForce 8200] PCI Bridge
vendor: nVidia Corporation
physical id: 8
bus info: pci@0000:00:08.0
version: a1
width: 32 bits
clock: 66MHz
capabilities: pci ht subtractive_decode bus_master cap_list
*-ide:1
description: IDE interface
product: MCP78S [GeForce 8200] SATA Controller (non-AHCI mode)
vendor: nVidia Corporation
physical id: 9
bus info: pci@0000:00:09.0
logical name: scsi3
logical name: scsi4
version: a2
width: 32 bits
clock: 66MHz
capabilities: ide pm msi ht bus_master cap_list emulated
configuration: driver=ahci latency=0 maxlatency=1 mingnt=3
resources: irq:41 ioport:30f0(size=8) ioport:30e4(size=4) ioport:30e8(size=8) ioport:30e0(size=4) ioport:30d0(size=16) memory:c0004000-c0005fff
*-cdrom
description: DVD-RAM writer
product: CDDVDW TS-L633L
vendor: TSSTcorp
physical id: 0
bus info: scsi@3:0.0.0
logical name: /dev/cdrom
logical name: /dev/cdrw
logical name: /dev/dvd
logical name: /dev/dvdrw
logical name: /dev/scd0
logical name: /dev/sr0
version: 0400
capabilities: removable audio cd-r cd-rw dvd dvd-r dvd-ram
configuration: ansiversion=5 status=nodisc
*-disk
description: ATA Disk
product: WDC WD2500BEVT-6
vendor: Western Digital
physical id: 1
bus info: scsi@4:0.0.0
logical name: /dev/sda
version: 13.0
serial: WD-WXH908378280
size: 232GiB (250GB)
capabilities: partitioned partitioned:dos
configuration: ansiversion=5 signature=fd03d783
*-volume:0
description: Windows NTFS volume
physical id: 1
bus info: scsi@4:0.0.0,1
logical name: /dev/sda1
logical name: /ntfs
version: 3.1
serial: 56bf5922-843f-4042-bff3-f7c62be6530c
size: 195GiB
capacity: 195GiB
capabilities: primary ntfs initialized
configuration: clustersize=4096 created=2009-11-18 08:26:01 filesystem=ntfs modified_by_chkdsk=true mount.fstype=fuseblk mount.options=rw,nosuid,nodev,relatime,user_id=0,g roup_id=0,allow_other,blksize=4096 mounted_on_nt4=true resize_log_file=true state=mounted upgrade_on_mount=true
*-volume:1
description: EXT4 volume
vendor: Linux
physical id: 2
bus info: scsi@4:0.0.0,2
logical name: /dev/sda2
logical name: /
version: 1.0
serial: 12885644-2b55-4399-b0e8-9eab2a8bfb36
size: 21GiB
capacity: 21GiB
capabilities: primary bootable journaled extended_attributes large_files huge_files dir_nlink recover extents ext4 ext2 initialized
configuration: created=2010-08-15 17:45:24 filesystem=ext4 lastmountpoint=/�u�������XO��v��P~���u!�XO�@~��Y��Y�������A�h~��Yx !�o modified=2011-03-05 16:13:57 mount.fstype=ext4 mount.options=rw,relatime,errors=remount-ro,barrier=1,data=ordered mounted=2011-03-16 10:46:43 state=mounted
*-volume:2
description: Extended partition
physical id: 3
bus info: scsi@4:0.0.0,3
logical name: /dev/sda3
size: 6549MiB
capacity: 6549MiB
capabilities: primary extended partitioned partitioned:extended
*-logicalvolume:0
description: Linux swap / Solaris partition
physical id: 5
logical name: /dev/sda5
capacity: 1027MiB
capabilities: nofs
*-logicalvolume:1
description: W95 FAT32 partition
physical id: 6
logical name: /dev/sda6
logical name: /transfer
capacity: 5522MiB
configuration: mount.fstype=vfat mount.options=rw,relatime,fmask=0022,dmask=0022,co depage=cp437,iocharset=iso8859-1,shortname=mixed,errors=remount-ro state=mounted
*-volume:3
description: Windows NTFS volume
physical id: 4
bus info: scsi@4:0.0.0,4
logical name: /dev/sda4
version: 3.1
serial: 3a581441-1359-7046-a325-bdf0c51bd603
size: 10061MiB
capacity: 10091MiB
capabilities: primary ntfs initialized
configuration: clustersize=4096 created=2008-12-11 11:06:15 filesystem=ntfs label=HP_RECOVERY state=clean
*-network
description: Ethernet interface
product: MCP77 Ethernet
vendor: nVidia Corporation
physical id: a
bus info: pci@0000:00:0a.0
logical name: eth0
version: a2
serial: 00:1f:16:58:81:d6
capacity: 100MB/s
width: 32 bits
clock: 66MHz
capabilities: pm msi ht bus_master cap_list ethernet physical mii 10bt 10bt-fd 100bt 100bt-fd autonegotiation
configuration: autonegotiation=on broadcast=yes driver=forcedeth driverversion=0.64 latency=0 link=no maxlatency=20 mingnt=1 multicast=yes port=MII
resources: irq:42 memory:c0009000-c0009fff ioport:30f8(size=8) memory:c0007c00-c0007cff memory:c0007800-c000780f
*-pci:1
description: PCI bridge
product: MCP78S [GeForce 8200] PCI Express Bridge
vendor: nVidia Corporation
physical id: 100
bus info: pci@0000:00:0b.0
version: a1
width: 32 bits
clock: 33MHz
capabilities: pci pm ht normal_decode bus_master cap_list
resources: ioport:4000(size=4096) memory:c1000000-c1ffffff ioport:c4000000(size=469762048)
*-display
description: VGA compatible controller
product: C77 [GeForce 8200M G]
vendor: nVidia Corporation
physical id: 0
bus info: pci@0000:02:00.0
version: a2
width: 64 bits
clock: 33MHz
capabilities: pm msi vga_controller bus_master cap_list rom
configuration: driver=nvidia latency=0
resources: irq:19 memory:c1000000-c1ffffff memory:d0000000-dfffffff memory:c4000000-c5ffffff ioport:4000(size=128) memory:c6000000-c601ffff
*-pci:2
description: PCI bridge
product: MCP78S [GeForce 8200] PCI Bridge
vendor: nVidia Corporation
physical id: 14
bus info: pci@0000:00:14.0
version: a1
width: 32 bits
clock: 33MHz
capabilities: pci pm msi ht pciexpress normal_decode bus_master cap_list
configuration: driver=pcieport
resources: irq:40 memory:c2000000-c20fffff
*-network
description: Wireless interface
product: AR928X Wireless Network Adapter (PCI-Express)
vendor: Atheros Communications Inc.
physical id: 0
bus info: pci@0000:07:00.0
logical name: wlan0
version: 01
serial: 00:23:4e:47:42:cb
width: 64 bits
clock: 33MHz
capabilities: pm msi pciexpress msix bus_master cap_list ethernet physical wireless
configuration: broadcast=yes driver=ath9k driverversion=2.6.35-27-generic firmware=N/A ip=192.168.1.67 latency=0 link=yes multicast=yes wireless=IEEE 802.11abgn
resources: irq:23 memory:c2000000-c200ffff
*-pci:3
description: Host bridge
product: Family 11h Processor HyperTransport Configuration
vendor: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD]
physical id: 101
bus info: pci@0000:00:18.0
version: 40
width: 32 bits
clock: 33MHz
*-pci:4
description: Host bridge
product: Family 11h Processor Address Map
vendor: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD]
physical id: 102
bus info: pci@0000:00:18.1
version: 00
width: 32 bits
clock: 33MHz
*-pci:5
description: Host bridge
product: Family 11h Processor DRAM Controller
vendor: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD]
physical id: 103
bus info: pci@0000:00:18.2
version: 00
width: 32 bits
clock: 33MHz
*-pci:6
description: Host bridge
product: Family 11h Processor Miscellaneous Control
vendor: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD]
physical id: 104
bus info: pci@0000:00:18.3
version: 00
width: 32 bits
clock: 33MHz
configuration: driver=k10temp
resources: irq:0
*-pci:7
description: Host bridge
product: Family 11h Processor Link Control
vendor: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD]
physical id: 105
bus info: pci@0000:00:18.4
version: 00
width: 32 bits
clock: 33MHz
*-scsi
physical id: d
bus info: usb@1:1
logical name: scsi2
capabilities: emulated scsi-host
configuration: driver=usb-storage
*-disk
description: SCSI Disk
physical id: 0.0.0
bus info: scsi@2:0.0.0
logical name: /dev/sdb

Austin25
March 16th, 2011, 10:05 PM
Everything works perfectly with Knoppix, now.

daniel.cotter
March 17th, 2011, 02:46 PM
There are only two things in life that are mandatory.
Birth and Death...
Regards,
Roger

I wish it were so. Many of our brothers and sisters who are alive never live 'til birth.

lifeisamystery
March 18th, 2011, 06:25 AM
I have a Dell Inspiron 1420 with a 250gb hard drive and intel core 2 duo processor, all innerds are stock from dell. Ubuntu 10.10 works flawlessly on my laptop! I had to of coarse get some additional drivers installed in order to get the 2 or 3 things that werent working (i.e wireless interent, dvd reader and web cam) to run, but that was an easy command line away! Before I bought this laptop, I had done alot of research as to which laptop best supports ubuntu (or linux in general, but specifically ubuntu) and the resounding answer was a dell insipron. hope this helps

jcmarini
March 28th, 2011, 05:04 AM
the only reason my dell d620 laptop doesn't work completely with Lucid Lynx 10.04 is that the broadband usb mobile modem by telstra only has vvindose support. but i'm hunting for a workaround... back to the forum. cheers. Ubuntu diehard.

spcwingo
March 28th, 2011, 05:17 AM
HP DV4000 [Works perfectly (DV4420US)].

elektra
April 16th, 2011, 11:19 PM
Acer Aspire 5315, Intel Celeron 530, 1gb DDR2, Intel mobile GM965 integrated graphics.

While my laptop does now work fully running Lucid (10.04) it's been a long hard slog that's included, among many other annoying things, 2 BIOS upgrades. And that was just to stop the laptop overheating every time I booted it up.

So yeah, kudos to everyone who writes code and everyone on here who helps out lost noobs like me (cause I wouldn't have got my system working AT ALL without you guys) but I definitely DO NOT recommend this model laptop.

binoy4linux
April 18th, 2011, 01:33 AM
I have a Samsung Netbook (N145-JP02), you can see the spec's on the Samsung website. The only change from "off the shelf" is that I upgraded to 2GB Ram. I installed Ubuntu 10.10 and obliterated Win7 Starter that it came with. Works real nice.

Edit: Ubuntu 10.10 Desktop Edition, I didn't like the Ubuntu Netbook Remix (UNR) because I didn't care for Unity!

F.G.
April 18th, 2011, 06:48 PM
so, I've got a Toshiba satellite pro l300-pslb1e as far as I can tell everything works fine out of the box.
with jackalope jaunty i used to have issues with the rlt8189b wifi card, full screen flash (and flash in general), mic input with skype, and oddly the wireless (having fixed it) on, off switch didn't turn it off.

All these have disappeared with the current release (though I've not tried the mic yet), also the my Epson stylus printer is now natively supported. the only thing i've had to do is manually make the org.conf file, to use two monitors, as it doesn't automatically have one.

i also recently put ubuntu on my netbook, Asus-1005px. so far everything seems to work great.

so, well done canonical and the ubuntu folks.

ps while i'm here, if any of the team are reading, the 'ubuntu software center' seems a bit buggy on my installation, i click 'install' and things just don't. not a big deal, i like synaptic and 'apt'. anyway, the hardware all seems to work fine, with Meerkat.

Lizard_King
April 18th, 2011, 07:48 PM
I installed Ubuntu on my HP Pavilion tx2500z and it ran great.

12.1 Inch Touch Screen AMD Turion X2 Ultra Dual-Core Mobile Processor
ZM-80 2.1 GHz, 7GB RAM, Bluetooth, Camera, Finger Print Reader.

sudoCrushMS
April 18th, 2011, 08:58 PM
I have not had any major problems running Linux on my laptop (most of my prior problems were caused by Windows... thus, Linux is the only OS on my laptop now). Imust applaud Dell, this has to be one of the most impressive configurations i've ever seen in a laptop, I've had this thing running a VM (Windows 7 32-bit Pro, with programs running), while simultaneously running Banshee, an IDE, OpenOffice, Evolution, and a Skype call without even flinching... I can handle the crap I take from friends for "overpaying" for Dell hardware... I boot up, they shut up.


processor : 0
vendor_id : GenuineIntel
cpu family : 6
model : 23
model name : Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU P8600 @ 2.40GHz
stepping : 10
cpu MHz : 800.000
cache size : 3072 KB
physical id : 0
siblings : 2
core id : 0
cpu cores : 2
apicid : 0
initial apicid : 0
fdiv_bug : no
hlt_bug : no
f00f_bug : no
coma_bug : no
fpu : yes
fpu_exception : yes
cpuid level : 13
wp : yes
flags : fpu vme de pse tsc msr pae mce cx8 apic sep mtrr pge mca cmov pat pse36 clflush dts acpi mmx fxsr sse sse2 ss ht tm pbe nx lm constant_tsc arch_perfmon pebs bts aperfmperf pni dtes64 monitor ds_cpl vmx smx est tm2 ssse3 cx16 xtpr pdcm sse4_1 xsave lahf_lm ida dts tpr_shadow vnmi flexpriority
bogomips : 4788.33
clflush size : 64
cache_alignment : 64
address sizes : 36 bits physical, 48 bits virtual
power management:

processor : 1
vendor_id : GenuineIntel
cpu family : 6
model : 23
model name : Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU P8600 @ 2.40GHz
stepping : 10
cpu MHz : 800.000
cache size : 3072 KB
physical id : 0
siblings : 2
core id : 1
cpu cores : 2
apicid : 1
initial apicid : 1
fdiv_bug : no
hlt_bug : no
f00f_bug : no
coma_bug : no
fpu : yes
fpu_exception : yes
cpuid level : 13
wp : yes
flags : fpu vme de pse tsc msr pae mce cx8 apic sep mtrr pge mca cmov pat pse36 clflush dts acpi mmx fxsr sse sse2 ss ht tm pbe nx lm constant_tsc arch_perfmon pebs bts aperfmperf pni dtes64 monitor ds_cpl vmx smx est tm2 ssse3 cx16 xtpr pdcm sse4_1 xsave lahf_lm ida dts tpr_shadow vnmi flexpriority
bogomips : 4787.97
clflush size : 64
cache_alignment : 64
address sizes : 36 bits physical, 48 bits virtual
power management:

MemTotal: 4078900 kB
MemFree: 2891748 kB
Buffers: 110316 kB
Cached: 626052 kB
SwapCached: 0 kB
Active: 640960 kB
Inactive: 462396 kB
Active(anon): 367484 kB
Inactive(anon): 56196 kB
Active(file): 273476 kB
Inactive(file): 406200 kB
Unevictable: 48 kB
Mlocked: 48 kB
HighTotal: 3235388 kB
HighFree: 2228632 kB
LowTotal: 843512 kB
LowFree: 663116 kB
SwapTotal: 6384636 kB
SwapFree: 6384636 kB
Dirty: 8 kB
Writeback: 0 kB
AnonPages: 367048 kB
Mapped: 110708 kB
Shmem: 56680 kB
Slab: 40344 kB
SReclaimable: 27700 kB
SUnreclaim: 12644 kB
KernelStack: 2496 kB
PageTables: 5280 kB
NFS_Unstable: 0 kB
Bounce: 0 kB
WritebackTmp: 0 kB
CommitLimit: 8424084 kB
Committed_AS: 1467144 kB
VmallocTotal: 122880 kB
VmallocUsed: 38020 kB
VmallocChunk: 78152 kB
HardwareCorrupted: 0 kB
HugePages_Total: 0
HugePages_Free: 0
HugePages_Rsvd: 0
HugePages_Surp: 0
Hugepagesize: 2048 kB
DirectMap4k: 10232 kB
DirectMap2M: 903168 kB
00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation Mobile 4 Series Chipset Memory Controller Hub (rev 07)
00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation Mobile 4 Series Chipset Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 07)
00:02.1 Display controller: Intel Corporation Mobile 4 Series Chipset Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 07)
00:1a.0 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801I (ICH9 Family) USB UHCI Controller #4 (rev 02)
00:1a.1 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801I (ICH9 Family) USB UHCI Controller #5 (rev 02)
00:1a.2 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801I (ICH9 Family) USB UHCI Controller #6 (rev 02)
00:1a.7 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801I (ICH9 Family) USB2 EHCI Controller #2 (rev 02)
00:1b.0 Audio device: Intel Corporation 82801I (ICH9 Family) HD Audio Controller (rev 02)
00:1c.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 82801I (ICH9 Family) PCI Express Port 1 (rev 02)
00:1c.1 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 82801I (ICH9 Family) PCI Express Port 2 (rev 02)
00:1c.4 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 82801I (ICH9 Family) PCI Express Port 5 (rev 02)
00:1d.0 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801I (ICH9 Family) USB UHCI Controller #1 (rev 02)
00:1d.1 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801I (ICH9 Family) USB UHCI Controller #2 (rev 02)
00:1d.2 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801I (ICH9 Family) USB UHCI Controller #3 (rev 02)
00:1d.7 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801I (ICH9 Family) USB2 EHCI Controller #1 (rev 02)
00:1e.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 82801 Mobile PCI Bridge (rev 92)
00:1f.0 ISA bridge: Intel Corporation ICH9M LPC Interface Controller (rev 02)
00:1f.2 SATA controller: Intel Corporation ICH9M/M-E SATA AHCI Controller (rev 02)
00:1f.3 SMBus: Intel Corporation 82801I (ICH9 Family) SMBus Controller (rev 02)
09:00.0 Ethernet controller: Broadcom Corporation NetXtreme BCM5761e Gigabit Ethernet PCIe (rev 10)
0c:00.0 Network controller: Broadcom Corporation BCM4312 802.11b/g LP-PHY (rev 01)

pslat
May 8th, 2011, 12:02 AM
Compaq Presario CQ56 working great with Kubuntu on 10.10 :P

JRV
May 8th, 2011, 02:27 AM
Acer Aspire 5515 - Natty with Unity works completely.

Asus EeePC 901 - Lucid works completely.

PhilGil
May 8th, 2011, 03:08 AM
Eee PC 1000h, stock configuration. I don't use the hard buttons (except for power) so I'm not sure if all of them work, but the soft buttons all work.

Ubuntu 10.04
Mostly worked. However, wireless did not connect to secured networks out of the box. I fixed it by using a newer kernel. Looks like there's a patch released now https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/496093 .

Lubuntu 10.10
Worked out of the box. Needed to muck with the synaptics touchpad configuration file to get tap-to-click and two finger scrolling working. That's not a Linux problem, though, LXDE just doesn't have a configuration tool.

Debian Squeeze (Gnome)
Needed to install the firmware-ralink package after installing the OS (Debian does not include any non-free firmware in their default install). Once that was taken care of everything worked perfectly.

spcwingo
May 8th, 2011, 05:11 AM
Everex Stepnote nm3900w. It mostly works OOTB. The only thing I had to do is compile the openchrome module from SVN (I think it was rev. 915) source. Now everything works beautifully. If anyone else needs the how to on the openchrome module...here ya go:

https://help.ubuntu.com/community/OpenChrome

Look in the "Manual Installation" section.

EDIT: The openchrome version was 945 if that helps anyone.

d3v1150m471c
May 8th, 2011, 05:33 AM
Works Completely on a Toshiba L-305 and Acer Aspire 5515. On the acer I had to install the driver for the wireless card after installation, which was very easy using an ethernet connection. I later switched the driver for it to allow the aircrack-ng suite. Other than that, everything works fine.

Oxwivi
May 11th, 2011, 06:07 AM
eMachines E727, works perfectly except for Broadcom BCM4313 wireless chipset I need proprietary driver for. And yes, Intel CPU and GPU, unfortunately missing on the wireless. Intel open-source drivers FTW!

JASONFUSARO
June 16th, 2011, 02:04 PM
================================================== =========
jasonfusaro@jasonfusaro-ML6720:~$ sudo lshw -short -quiet
H/W path Device Class Description
================================================== =========
system ML6720 () ie. GATEWAY LAPTOP
/0 bus Motherboard
/0/0 memory 108KiB BIOS
/0/4 processor Intel(R) Pentium(R) Dual CPU T2310 @ 1.
/0/4/5 memory 64KiB L1 cache
/0/4/6 memory 1MiB L2 cache
/0/f memory 3GiB System Memory
/0/f/0 memory 1GiB DIMM DDR2 Synchronous 533 MHz (1.9 ns
/0/f/1 memory 2GiB DIMM DDR2 Synchronous 533 MHz (1.9 ns
/0/100 bridge Mobile PM965/GM965/GL960 Memory Controller
/0/100/2 display Mobile GM965/GL960 Integrated Graphics Con
/0/100/2.1 display Mobile GM965/GL960 Integrated Graphics Con
/0/100/1a bus 82801H (ICH8 Family) USB UHCI Controller #
/0/100/1a.1 bus 82801H (ICH8 Family) USB UHCI Controller #
/0/100/1a.7 bus 82801H (ICH8 Family) USB2 EHCI Controller
/0/100/1b multimedia 82801H (ICH8 Family) HD Audio Controller
/0/100/1c bridge 82801H (ICH8 Family) PCI Express Port 1
/0/100/1c.2 bridge 82801H (ICH8 Family) PCI Express Port 3
/0/100/1d bus 82801H (ICH8 Family) USB UHCI Controller #
/0/100/1d.1 bus 82801H (ICH8 Family) USB UHCI Controller #
/0/100/1d.2 bus 82801H (ICH8 Family) USB UHCI Controller #
/0/100/1d.7 bus 82801H (ICH8 Family) USB2 EHCI Controller
/0/100/1e bridge 82801 Mobile PCI Bridge
/0/100/1f bridge 82801HEM (ICH8M) LPC Interface Controller
/0/100/1f.1 scsi0 storage 82801HBM/HEM (ICH8M/ICH8M-E) IDE Controlle
/0/100/1f.1/0.0.0 /dev/cdrom1 disk DVDRAM GSA-T20F
/0/100/1f.1/0.0.0/0 /dev/cdrom1 disk
/0/100/1f.2 scsi2 storage 82801HBM/HEM (ICH8M/ICH8M-E) SATA AHCI Con
/0/100/1f.2/0.0.0 /dev/sda disk 500GB WDC WD5000BEVT-0
/0/100/1f.2/0.0.0/1 /dev/sda1 volume 378GiB Extended partition
/0/100/1f.2/0.0.0/1/5 /dev/sda5 volume 375GiB Linux filesystem partition
/0/100/1f.2/0.0.0/1/6 /dev/sda6 volume 3061MiB HPFS/NTFS partition
/0/100/1f.2/0.0.0/2 /dev/sda2 volume 87GiB Windows NTFS volume
/0/100/1f.3 bus 82801H (ICH8 Family) SMBus Controller
/0/1 scsi5 storage
/0/1/0.0.0 /dev/sdb disk 500GB My Passport 071A
/0/1/0.0.0/1 /dev/sdb1 volume 465GiB Windows NTFS volume
/0/1/0.0.1 generic SES Device
/0/2 scsi6 storage
/0/2/0.0.0 /dev/sdc disk 319GB External HDD
/0/2/0.0.0/1 /dev/sdc1 volume 297GiB Windows NTFS volume
/0/2/0.0.1 /dev/cdrom disk Virtual CD 4507
/0/2/0.0.1/0 /dev/cdrom disk
/0/2/0.0.1/0/1 volume 1KiB Apple partition map
/0/2/0.0.1/0/2 volume 881KiB Apple HFS
/0/3 scsi7 storage
/0/3/0.0.0 /dev/sdd disk 7969MB SCSI Disk
/0/3/0.0.0/1 /dev/sdd1 volume 7596MiB Windows NTFS volume
/1 power Lithium Ion Battery
/2 wlan0 network Wireless interface
/3 wlan1 network Wireless interface



jasonfusaro@jasonfusaro-ML6720:~$ lsusb


Bus 007 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
Bus 006 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
Bus 005 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
Bus 004 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
Bus 003 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
Bus 002 Device 008: ID 0458:00cc KYE Systems Corp. (Mouse Systems)
Bus 002 Device 007: ID 05e3:0608 Genesys Logic, Inc. USB-2.0 4-Port HUB
Bus 002 Device 006: ID 0bda:0158 Realtek Semiconductor Corp. USB 2.0 multicard reader
Bus 002 Device 005: ID 03f0:4507 Hewlett-Packard
Bus 002 Device 004: ID 05e3:0608 Genesys Logic, Inc. USB-2.0 4-Port HUB
Bus 002 Device 003: ID 0846:9030 NetGear, Inc.
Bus 002 Device 002: ID 1058:071a Western Digital Technologies, Inc.
Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub
Bus 001 Device 002: ID 0bda:8189 Realtek Semiconductor Corp. RTL8187B Wireless 802.11g 54Mbps Network Adapter
Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub




jasonfusaro@jasonfusaro-ML6720:~$ iwconfig
lo no wireless extensions.

wlan0 IEEE 802.11bg ESSID:"270guest"
Mode:Managed Frequency:2.462 GHz Access Point: E2:91:F5:70:B1:0F
Bit Rate=54 Mb/s Tx-Power=20 dBm
Retry long limit:7 RTS thr:0ff Fragment thr:0ff
Power Management:0ff
Link Quality=57/70 Signal level=-53 dBm
Rx invalid nwid:0 Rx invalid crypt:0 Rx invalid frag:0
Tx excessive retries:2719 Invalid misc:2749 Missed beacon:0

^REALTEK I GUESS??^

wlan1 IEEE 802.11bgn ESSID:"270guest"
Mode:Managed Frequency:2.462 GHz Access Point: E2:91:F5:70:B1:0F
Bit Rate=1 Mb/s Tx-Power=20 dBm
Retry long limit:7 RTS thr:0ff Fragment thr:0ff
Power Management:0ff
Link Quality=43/70 Signal level=-67 dBm
Rx invalid nwid:0 Rx invalid crypt:0 Rx invalid frag:0
Tx excessive retries:0 Invalid misc:2 Missed beacon:0

^NETGEAR WNA1100^


vboxnet0 no wireless extensions.


Everything is working fine, dual boot to Vista or Ubuntu. Spending most of my time on Linux. Running Vista in Virtualbox, but had problems with Virtualbox OSE as opposed to Oracle Virtualbox which seemed to have no problems in the process of switching back. Network running fine but at the speed of my realtek RTL8187b onboard adapter. Running Ubuntustudio 11.04 with no problems, have made ISO disks of Parted magic, Gparted, Linux sytem rescue disk just in case! Currently researching on how to get my NETGEAR ADAPTER running at 150Gb/s instead of the sluggish 56Gb/s.

System is functioning ok, no problems other than the network speed everything is AOK, and probably won't be dual booting into Vista, hate waiting around for stuff to happen over there!! Once I get Wine down pat and Virtuabox It will probably be so long Windows for good, and free up that drive space. :p

Is there any rule to how large a post can be??


MHILL

Much Happier In Linux Land:D:p

silex89
June 16th, 2011, 02:13 PM
Never been happier :D, Laptop Acer Aspire 4552, including an ATI Mobility Radeon GPU and a Broadcom wireless card, full functionalities.

collisionystm
June 16th, 2011, 02:18 PM
Dell Vostro 1014. Everything worked perfect.

In fact, every dell laptop I have ever had worked perfect.

fuduntu
June 16th, 2011, 04:13 PM
Asus Eee PC 1015PEM - 100%

Caveats:
WIFI - Uses the Broadcom driver.

Working: Webcam, Card reader, WIFI, Bluetooth, Touchpad (including multitouch), Video (Compositing, video, etc all work fine).

There are no devices that don't work.

Suspends, and Hibernates resuming just fine. I suspend it 5-10 times a day, and it hasn't panic'ed yet.

Lasts close to 11 hours on battery using Fuduntu 14.10 (http://www.fuduntu.org) w/ Jupiter 0.0.50 (http://www.jupiterapplet.org). WIFI, and Bluetooth off and the brightness on lowest setting. Kernel 2.6.39.


00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation N10 Family DMI Bridge (rev 02)
00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation N10 Family Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 02)
00:02.1 Display controller: Intel Corporation N10 Family Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 02)
00:1b.0 Audio device: Intel Corporation N10/ICH 7 Family High Definition Audio Controller (rev 02)
00:1c.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation N10/ICH 7 Family PCI Express Port 1 (rev 02)
00:1c.1 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation N10/ICH 7 Family PCI Express Port 2 (rev 02)
00:1c.3 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation N10/ICH 7 Family PCI Express Port 4 (rev 02)
00:1d.0 USB Controller: Intel Corporation N10/ICH 7 Family USB UHCI Controller #1 (rev 02)
00:1d.1 USB Controller: Intel Corporation N10/ICH 7 Family USB UHCI Controller #2 (rev 02)
00:1d.2 USB Controller: Intel Corporation N10/ICH 7 Family USB UHCI Controller #3 (rev 02)
00:1d.3 USB Controller: Intel Corporation N10/ICH 7 Family USB UHCI Controller #4 (rev 02)
00:1d.7 USB Controller: Intel Corporation N10/ICH 7 Family USB2 EHCI Controller (rev 02)
00:1e.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 82801 Mobile PCI Bridge (rev e2)
00:1f.0 ISA bridge: Intel Corporation NM10 Family LPC Controller (rev 02)
00:1f.2 SATA controller: Intel Corporation N10/ICH7 Family SATA AHCI Controller (rev 02)
01:00.0 Ethernet controller: Atheros Communications AR8132 Fast Ethernet (rev c0)
02:00.0 Network controller: Broadcom Corporation BCM4313 802.11b/g LP-PHY (rev 01)

David D.
June 16th, 2011, 05:34 PM
Laptop specifications are in signature. I marked fully functioning even though I had to add a line to the alsa-base.conf file to get the headphone jacks to sense the headphones when plugged into the jack. This was an expected action as I have had to do this with clean installs of the last several versions of Ubuntu.

JustinR
June 16th, 2011, 06:51 PM
Dell Vostro 1014. Everything worked perfect.

In fact, every dell laptop I have ever had worked perfect.

+1

Dell Inspiron 1720
Dell Inspiron E1705
Dell Inspiron 1545

All work perfectly except for some issues on the first one.

sanderd17
June 16th, 2011, 06:55 PM
Clevo E7130 (assembled by Ahtec). Bought it without OS and everything worked out of the box on Ubuntu. Except for brightness control. For that I have to add the acpi_osi= option to the boot command.

On some other distros I also needed to install the wireless driver.

HermanAB
June 16th, 2011, 06:57 PM
Lenovo S10e netbook.

Works purrrrrrfectly.

rjs1064
June 16th, 2011, 07:16 PM
i have had a few problems with sandy bridge integrated graphics, freezes won't render games properly etc. Hopefully driver support will improve with time.

Anuovis
June 16th, 2011, 07:39 PM
Good old Dell Inspiron 6400.
2 GHz Intel Centrino Duo with 2 GB of RAM.

I might not be using it to the fullest potential (never bothered to test SD card reader working, for example) but everything I need seems to be working just fine.

ATI x1400 video card, no resolution problems there. 3D acceleration is there but honestly I never tried to push it to test the performance fully. Might not be the best for games but this isn't a suitable machine for them anyway.

I have Intel Wireless card which had issues a few years ago but now works flawlessly out of the box.

No sound issues and the multimedia buttons seem to work without any additional configuration.

damnated
June 16th, 2011, 09:34 PM
Hannspree 12" laptop with 2GB DDR3 RAM, 1.2 GHz Dual Core CPU, webcam, bluetooth, microphone, speakers, wifi, sd card.
I use Crunchbang, a lightweight Debian 6 derivative as the OS (it occupies about 60 MB at startup =D) and almost everything worked out of the box.
The one thing that caused some headaches was the bluetooth, but after a couple of months of searching, I was able to get that working as well. Now I'm a happy camper.

ojdon
June 16th, 2011, 09:39 PM
Ubuntu is working great on my Acer Aspire 5739G specs are:

2.2GHz Intel Core 2 Duo Processor
4GB DDR3 RAM
Nvidia GeForce GT 240M
320GB Hard Drive

Everything works out of the box, including little things like Microphone even the little touch sensitive hotkeys at the top of the Laptop. Like the volume scroll-thingy (<--- Official technical name for it.)

xpluto
June 17th, 2011, 08:21 AM
sony vaio vgn-cs325j
fully work's with linux
problem's :
1. i can't suspend or put PC sleep after wake keyboard don't work
2.in older version's of linux i didn't have this problem but in newer version it appears : when touch pad is enabled some times mouse won't click . i disable touch pad and use external mouse and there is no problem
3. little touch sensitive hotkeys at the top of the Laptop won't work ( don care ;))
it's not a big deal I'm using Linux now.:popcorn:

Veren
July 12th, 2011, 06:20 PM
Asus EEE PC 1015pd, I haven't even seen the word error on it (: Except for Crunchbang, where I in no possible way could get wireless to work.

Bachstelze
July 12th, 2011, 06:29 PM
MacBook Pro 5,5 like a boss.

dave01945
August 16th, 2011, 02:21 AM
hp g60 100 working perfectly out the box
amd anthlonX2 1.9ghz 64
nvidia gforce 8200
4 GB RAM

al1x
September 8th, 2011, 10:29 AM
I have encountered no problems so far with Asus Eeepc 1005HA running ubuntu 10.04LTS and other previous versions.

lpwaqas
September 16th, 2011, 04:56 AM
My previous laptop, which I've since given away worked perfectly with Ubuntu out-of-the-box. It was a Dell Inspiron 500m. The only thing I'll say is that when I bought it, it didn't have a wireless card inside. So I made sure to buy a Linux-compatible wireless card when I got one (Intel Pro Wireless 2200, thanks to recommendations from these forums).

I know run an Eee PC. Don't know if it counts as a laptop. It ran perfectly with Xandros as preconfigured by Asus. I installed eeeXubuntu on it, which included some Eee-specific tweaks, and it works almost perfectly, except that the boot time is now extremely slow, and resume from suspend doesn't work all the time any more.
Dell XPS-1640 - kinda My Desktop
With previous versions of the ubuntu (before MeerKat) there was a VGA driver issue the compiz was slow and some other issues, but with the MeerKat (thankgod Dell paid a pile of cash to whoever, lol ) it fixed the issue and now one only has to just goto System > Administration > Additional Drivers and activate the propreitery Driver and everything else run just fine out of the box.

Dell Latitude D630
It had the same issue with the VGA niVidia Graphics card and the issue was fixed by the same trick as above Do note that I am talking about MeerKat here not the older versions of ubuntu. This my fav. 14' machine I have had it for lo000ng time and I use it on my lap :wink: my first wife so to speak and it just runs fine thanks to Ubuntu Devs. Good job guys :grin:

Dell Vostro 1400
It just runs out of the Box no drivers no additional thingies required at all :wink:


root@Kirky:~# lspci
00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation Mobile PM965/GM965/GL960 Memory Controller Hub (rev 0c)
00:01.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation Mobile PM965/GM965/GL960 PCI Express Root Port (rev 0c)
00:1a.0 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801H (ICH8 Family) USB UHCI Controller #4 (rev 02)
00:1a.1 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801H (ICH8 Family) USB UHCI Controller #5 (rev 02)
00:1a.7 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801H (ICH8 Family) USB2 EHCI Controller #2 (rev 02)
00:1b.0 Audio device: Intel Corporation 82801H (ICH8 Family) HD Audio Controller (rev 02)
00:1c.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 82801H (ICH8 Family) PCI Express Port 1 (rev 02)
00:1c.1 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 82801H (ICH8 Family) PCI Express Port 2 (rev 02)
00:1c.5 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 82801H (ICH8 Family) PCI Express Port 6 (rev 02)
00:1d.0 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801H (ICH8 Family) USB UHCI Controller #1 (rev 02)
00:1d.1 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801H (ICH8 Family) USB UHCI Controller #2 (rev 02)
00:1d.2 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801H (ICH8 Family) USB UHCI Controller #3 (rev 02)
00:1d.7 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801H (ICH8 Family) USB2 EHCI Controller #1 (rev 02)
00:1e.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 82801 Mobile PCI Bridge (rev f2)
00:1f.0 ISA bridge: Intel Corporation 82801HEM (ICH8M) LPC Interface Controller (rev 02)
00:1f.1 IDE interface: Intel Corporation 82801HBM/HEM (ICH8M/ICH8M-E) IDE Controller (rev 02)
00:1f.2 IDE interface: Intel Corporation 82801HBM/HEM (ICH8M/ICH8M-E) SATA IDE Controller (rev 02)
00:1f.3 SMBus: Intel Corporation 82801H (ICH8 Family) SMBus Controller (rev 02)
01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: nVidia Corporation G86M [Quadro NVS 135M] (rev a1)
03:01.0 CardBus bridge: O2 Micro, Inc. Cardbus bridge (rev 21)
03:01.4 FireWire (IEEE 1394): O2 Micro, Inc. Firewire (IEEE 1394) (rev 02)
09:00.0 Ethernet controller: Broadcom Corporation NetXtreme BCM5755M Gigabit Ethernet PCI Express (rev 02)
0c:00.0 Network controller: Intel Corporation PRO/Wireless 3945ABG [Golan] Network Connection (rev 02)

jjer
October 30th, 2011, 10:30 AM
I have now installed Ubuntu 11.10 (32-bit) on my Acer Aspire 7720G laptop. This works very well.

The only issue is using net-bank with BankID. This may be a problem outside the laptop itself due to poor linux support from the bank.

Using Google, I see that many has solved this problem. I have installed the recommended Sun Java, and followed the other tips for the browser plugins, but yet with little success.

Therefore I reported that there are some issues and I don't know why. Most likely it has nothing to do with linux itself, but more with the support from the bank.

Edit:
- Nettbank'ing with BankID in Firefox now works. (It was a symbolic link that was missing to the java plugin.)
- Experienced a crash using the compiz software (compizconfig-settings-manager) that upset the GUI. Had to reinstall everything. Experienced it again but was prepared with back-up of the hidden folders and files in ~/, and restoring these solved the problem.

rojaasensei
October 30th, 2011, 12:04 PM
Xubuntu 11.10 fully operational on Samsung N150 Plus

孝贺墒
December 14th, 2011, 03:18 AM
Gateway Nv47ho2c
Intel CORE i7 2630QM

But,i don't think it works well. Sometimes it works very slow.

My system is Ubuntu 11.10.

w1d3
December 14th, 2011, 10:35 AM
screen tearing, bluetooth doesn't work and the camera im on a Lenovo Y550

smattiuz
December 14th, 2011, 10:54 AM
Linux works perfectly on my late 2010 13" macbook pro (2.4 ghz, 4gb ram, geforce 320m with 256 mb ram)

nderic77
December 14th, 2011, 11:05 AM
Dell Studio laptop with 15 inch LED
core i7
8 GB RAM
1 GB Video RAM
500 GB HDD - 100 of which is a dedicated Win7 partition
Ubuntu 10.04 LTS 64-bit

I have gotten everything I need to work; even Tweetdeck and Skype. I still have a Virtualbox VM of Win7 just for iTunes and occasional use of MS Office 2010. The Virtualbox hardware optimizations work like a champ.

sunfromhere
December 14th, 2011, 11:19 AM
Everything works perfectly on HP Pavilion g7 (http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?docname=c02884779&tmp_task=prodinfoCategory&cc=us&dlc=en&lc=en&product=5141935), even the built-in camera and mic; all of the printers I've plugged in so far were plug and print in matter of seconds. The only driver that needed manual installation was the proprietary graphic card driver.

Hardware installation was probably the Ubuntu selling point for me - everything just worked.

techvish81
December 14th, 2011, 11:28 AM
Ubuntu 11.10 worked out of the box, only thing different is you have to tap two fingers to get right click on the touchpad.

My laptop is hp mini 210-1000. With intel atom processor.

neo_1in
December 14th, 2011, 11:36 AM
Lenovo G570 (15.5in, 1366x768 Max)
Pentium B950 2.1GHz
2 GB RAM
500 GB WDC HDD
Intel SandyBridge Mobile Graphics
Broadcom Wireless
Intel HD Audio
Bison WebCam
Sanyo Batteries
.... (Cost: ₹23500 ~ $437)
Running Kubuntu 11.10 64bit

95% problem free. Issues like crash (very rare, but not zero) and absence of monitor brightness notification (only the absence of popup, not the whole function), are particular to kde, as the same things work fine on unity. No -ive performance lag compared to windows 7 (also installed).

I am putting it down as perfect.

matt_mccarron
December 14th, 2011, 12:54 PM
lenovo b575 just got it, working on wireless issues right now...
tohiba satellite circa 2003 no problems
acer aspire no problems

But i have often read the Dell XPS series work best with ubuntu, and second best was Lenovo. So I just bought this lenovo at future shop. Very happy.. when I can get the wireless solved.

epicoder
December 14th, 2011, 03:10 PM
Linux works completely on my laptop. I use Ubuntu 11.10 64 bit.

Dell Inspiron 1545
Intel Core 2 Duo at 2.55 GHz, 3 MB L2 (upgraded, original was Pentium 4 at 2.00 GHz, ,1 MB L2)
4 GB DDR2 ram (upgraded, originally was 2 GB)
640 GB hard drive (upgraded, originally was 160 GB)
Intel GM45 integrated graphics. Unity 3d and 2d work fine.

Ubuntu 10.10 also worked excellently on the original hardware.

CheapXJ
January 4th, 2012, 07:37 PM
I have more than one, I think I deserve more than one vote!

Dell XPS M1730, had to install via external display but after installing nvidia drivers everything was awesome. took a little bit of digging to get the gamer LCD above the keyboard to do more than be a clock, but that wasn't difficult either. Windows7 wouldn't even recognize all the hardware properly. linux doesn't seem to take advantage of the Aegia PhysX engine but it does recognize its existence.

compaq F710, everything worked out of the box, no issues whatsoever.

acer aspire one aoa-150, usb install, worked great once I got a usb stick that wasn't crap.

compaq presario 810us - my first linux laptop ran mandrake 9.0 on it when i was in college. kept sending this machine back 'cause windows never worked properly on it but linux never failed. i eventually punched it in the screen while running simulations on the windows side (prof made me use the same exact thing everyone else was using) and now it's dead.

tlcstat
January 4th, 2012, 08:02 PM
Delete

sanderella
January 4th, 2012, 08:57 PM
I have a Dell Inspiron 1300, and upgraded the RAM. Works fine.:)

aaaantoine
January 5th, 2012, 03:13 AM
Works partially. Compatibility review as of Gutsy posted here (http://www.ubuntuhcl.org/browse/product+acer_baspire_5050b5554?id=34).

I will post updated version as of the Hardy upgrade here. First, a description of the hardware in a nutshell:

Acer Aspire 5050-5554
Processor: AMD Turion 64 1.6GHz
RAM: 1GB DDR2 (Upgraded to 4GB, its max capacity)
Video: ATI Radeon Xpress 1100
Screen: 14.1" 1280x800 Glossy
Sound: ATI SB450 HDA Audio
Hard Drive: 120GB
Optical Drive: DVD+RW
Networking:
+ Ethernet: Realtek RTL-8139/8139C/8139C+
+ Wireless: Broadcom BCM4318 [AirForce One 54g]
Other:
+ Acer OrbiCam
+ Card Reader (SD, xD, MMC, others)
+ PCMCIA slot

Issues:

1. Network controller: Broadcom Corporation BCM4318 [AirForce One 54g] 802.11g Wireless LAN Controller (rev 02)
- Does not work out of the box; requires firmware installation. Installation requires firmware file on hand or a wired network connection.

2. Microdia OrbiCam (USB device 0c45:6260)
- Not supported as of Hardy. Drivers currently in development. Follow driver development here (http://groups.google.com/group/microdia).

3. Audio device: ATI Technologies Inc SB450 HDA Audio (rev 01)
- Laptop speakers are mapped to the "Surround" channel.
- Microphone does not work.
- Laptop speakers do not mute when headphones are plugged in.

4. VGA compatible controller: ATI Technologies Inc RS485 [Radeon Xpress 1100 IGP]
- Open source drivers offer limited function; Restricted drivers are improved but somewhat unstable.

General
- The custom Euro and Dollar keys above the directional keys do not function.
- Suspend works, but drops wifi functionality.
- Hibernation not tested since Gutsy.

So... It's been 3 1/2 years. Here's my update.

1. Still an issue as described. In fact, getting wireless to work during the installation of 11.04 was actually more difficult than 8.04.

2. Camera is now functional, but the color data is mapped incorrectly. Also, rotating the camera to face behind the laptop disconnects the camera for the duration of the session, but I attribute this to a hardware issue since it behaved similarly under Windows.

3. Sound situation is much improved...
- The sound channel appears to be mapped correctly, but as of 11.10 the volume slider range is off by an order of magnitude. That is, the slider at the 10% position gives 100% volume; at the 5% position it gives 50%.
- Microphone seems to work. Sound settings indicate that it is picking up sound. Have not tested thoroughly.
- As of 11.10, the headphone jack actually switches the audio channel. Just tested this now, and was surprised by the result.

4. The FOSS video stack has had a complete overhaul since 2008. On the flip side, AMD no longer supports the 1100, and so the last fglrx drivers are incredibly outdated. Hardware limitations make "proper" gaming nearly impossible on this machine anyway, but at least it's not as buggy about it as it used to be.

All in all, it took long enough, but things are generally getting better.

Also, Suspend works fine as of last test. I don't think I've gotten hibernate to work on Linux ever, so I'm not concerned about that.

del_diablo
January 5th, 2012, 02:27 PM
aaaantoine: You said Amd Turion, does it actually have ACPI support? As in power managment related to clocking up and down?

stalkingwolf
January 9th, 2012, 05:41 PM
At present i am running linux on 3 laptop and had it on a fourth before i sold it.
They are an asus EEE 1005ah, An Ibm t42p, a Compaq nc8000, and an hp zt3300, this one i installed xpsp3 on it because that is what everyone that was calling asked for. I ended up selling it to a guy who immediately
installed linux on it.

wolfen69
January 9th, 2012, 09:27 PM
i installed xpsp3 on it because that is what everyone that was calling asked for. I ended up selling it to a guy who immediately
installed linux on it.

That happened to me too. I had one of the first netbooks and had Debian on it. I wiped it and installed XP on it so I could sell it quicker, but the person I sold it to was a linux user and wished I had left it on. :confused:

Basher101
January 9th, 2012, 09:41 PM
My ubuntu 11.04 install worked flawlessly on my eMachines E725 Laptop with integrated Intel 4 Chipset Family graphics.

Only issue was no backlight. Fixed that easily though.

VCoolio
January 9th, 2012, 11:31 PM
Samsung NF310 works fine. Screen brightness buttons a bit hit-and-miss, easily scripted around though with custom keybindings. And it's linux-only, you can't repartition to dual-boot. I consider that a feature.

gleedadswell
January 27th, 2012, 05:00 AM
HP 2000 laptop with dual AMD E-350 processors and ATI AMD Radeon HD 6310 Graphics. It's running 11.10. Everything works beautifully including the webcam and microphones. Suspend and hibernate are even about as trouble free as they ever are (I think I've had one hibernate that failed to wake up).

thotz
February 23rd, 2012, 10:01 AM
Hello, I have a 15,6" Sony Vaio Notebook with Intel i3 processor with the Intel graphics card in use. Everything works perfectly.

junaid_572
February 23rd, 2012, 11:59 AM
hp 3230us there was some problem with touch pad after update but were easily solved with a simple fix
:)

philinux
February 23rd, 2012, 12:23 PM
Acer 1410 excellent. http://www.laptop-software.com/acer-software/acer-aspire-1410-notebook-technical-specifications/

piperbarb
March 6th, 2012, 12:28 AM
Yup. Now I can actually say that. I have a Dell XPS 17 (L702X) which arrived last week. Day 2, I installed Ubuntu 11.10 and it worked very well. There were a few things that needed tweaking (video - using Bumblebee because of the nvidia optimus card; internal SD card reader). Now everything is working as it should. I'm absolutely loving how it works now.

sefs
March 6th, 2012, 12:50 AM
1/
Acer Aspire One w/ Ubuntu 10.04
- works perfectly as far as I know.

2/
Lenovo B570 w/ Ubuntu 10.04
- Works partially
- Native resolution not supported as there is no drive for the card in this release. I needed to update with a custom kernel with the video drivers in it.
- Updating to the custom kernel in turn broke the wireless. There is suppose to be a fix for that too but I stopped right there and just used an Ethernet cable.
- 12.04 is supposed to have the video drivers this laptop needs by default so this release is important for me.
- Other than the video and the wireless, everything else is ok as far as I can tell.

omael
March 6th, 2012, 12:55 AM
HP DV7 still with troubles with the remote control and HDMI out

milkboy007
March 10th, 2012, 05:28 PM
perfect on my 5yrs old laptop, 2nd yr running on ubuntu& then till now xubuntu

nec versa e6200
intel T2250 @ 1.73ghz
GMA 950
intel 945 chipset(i think)
1gb ram
Samsung 160gb IDE HDD
realtek RL8139 & intel 3945abg, LAN & wifi respectively
TI PCIxx12 cardbus and firewire
TI (built in) card reader
BT ??

kelvinator
March 17th, 2012, 04:52 AM
This week I bought a DELL Inspiron 17 laptop.
Ubuntu 11.10 installed without me needing to do anything but pop in the disk and follow the various prompts. All hardware features are working without the need for any tweaking.

viperdvman
March 24th, 2012, 06:56 AM
I run Ubuntu 11.10 on an Asus EeePC 1015T

It's an AMD V-105 powered netbook with an integrated AMD Radeon HD 4250/4270 chip installed. So it's a very powerful single-core netbook... embarasses ANY single-core Atom (Only the NVidia ION-powered dual-core Atoms are faster... as well as the AMD C-50's and E-series)

Everything runs great on it. However, the only problem I've run into is that Flash videos (YouTube, Hulu, and other websites that use Flash to play videos) have low frame rates when I'm using the proprietary AMD graphics driver. However, the open-source Radeon driver works great with it, and everything tuns perfectly smooth on the netbook.

I will go ahead and vote "works completely", despite AMD's Catalyst Linux driver not playing flash worth a crap.

ubunbu
March 24th, 2012, 07:35 AM
I have a 100% Ubuntu laptop which I use as a main computer but, the caveat to that is I have been unable to install a proprietary video card driver.

Because I have two video cards.

But everything works.

S2UIRR3L
March 24th, 2012, 09:18 AM
Linux works partially with my laptop-I will post the specific problem(s)

Gateway MX6214

Wireless didn't work. I connected via CAT-5 and downloaded the Broadcom drivers. Everything else worked out of the box. This happened with both Jaunty Jackalope and Lucid Lynx. Not a real problem, more of a minor, one time, inconvenience is all.

Arunomi
April 24th, 2012, 11:14 AM
I have a Lg R405 and i have ubuntu on it and every thing works exept the mouse pad. But then it did not work in windows all so.

stalkingwolf
April 24th, 2012, 02:43 PM
i have run various flavors and releases of ubuntu on several laptops.

3 HPs two ran 8.04
1 compaq the same
an EEEPC that ran the EEE version and 8.04
all those ran perfectly. I will admit that one of the HPs the wireless didnt work with 7.10 but that was an easy fix with a netgear wv111.v.2 adapter.

currently 2 HPs another EEE run flawlessly. also a dell with a broadcom card
that doesnt work.

sunfromhere
April 24th, 2012, 09:25 PM
I would like to add something to my vote:

I voted yes, hp Pavilion g7 is fully functioning on Linux.

BUT - switchable graphics don't work. However, considering that on this model sg doesn't work on Windows either (HP and AMD shifting responsibility), it could be considered fully functional.

nutpants
April 24th, 2012, 11:12 PM
my Toshiba nb100 net book works flawless.

johnluke728
April 25th, 2012, 12:27 AM
This topic is kinda old. Is the original poster still accepting community input on the subject?

Anyway, my HP 2000-239WM laptop (Mostly Intel-based with a few Realtek parts in the mix.) is cooperating with the Precise Pangolin Beta far better than the last LTS. Even my realtek SD card slot and built-in speakers are working! Suspend mode seems a bit flaky on Xubuntu, however, (It only suspends successfully every other time.) but works just fine in Unity or Gnome.

Still can't reduce the brightness on its back-light, though, but from what I've read through a Google search, the next kernel version could fix that, so I'll probably just wait until the next few updates and see if that resolves it without getting my hands dirty. =P

rich52x
April 25th, 2012, 12:41 AM
The only problems I'm having at the moment is the battery only lasting around 2 hours when at the same level of usage I get 4 hours on windows :/

Also whenever I play video the thing heats up to the point where I feel the viability of me having children is under threat.

And Unity runs slow despite 4GB RAM and a dual core processor, but I use GNOME Shell anyway, so no biggie

Although apart from that, problem free :D

RichardCain
April 26th, 2012, 02:42 PM
Linux works partially with my laptop-I will post the specific problem(s)

Lenovo Ideapad Z470

Nvidia GeForce GT520M Graphics Card - wouldn't work, proprietary driver messed up the system. I disabled the card in BIOS and it's now running perfectly well on the Intel card.

Battery life is less than 2 hours, but I rarely use it on battery anyway.

WiFi, Sound and everything else works perfectly.

kevbuntu
April 26th, 2012, 04:43 PM
Dell Vostro 1000, Athlon 64 X2 (TK-53) 1.70 GHz, 2 GB RAM, 500 GB HDD.

I voted "Linux works partially with my laptop-I will post the specific problem" due to slight issues over the years with insalls. Fan, screen dimming, key functions, but that was 5 years ago. Distro installs have come a long way.

Only issue that is still a factor if I'm not hardwired for the install is the bcm43xx broadcom driver. When I was new to linux this was a struggle, now it's just a simple step.

Fedora is the only distro that I've used that has it installed already.
Ubuntu makes the process extremely simple by recognizing the restricted driver and offering to install it. Mint also borrows that function.
Suse, and the rest I just go to terminal.

Mathor
April 26th, 2012, 04:47 PM
Ubuntu and Mint (since it's based on Ubuntu) out of the box for me everytime. Other distro's like Fedora and Debian everything works but I always have to connect to an ethernet and find my wireless drivers, but that's not THAT terrible. It is nice not having to do that with Ubuntu though. ;)

Gateway Turion Dual Processor AMD64 1.70 GHZ 4GB RAM 320GB HD laptop

kimda
April 26th, 2012, 09:36 PM
Everything works (Precise) on a Acer Aspire 1810T.

mamamia88
April 27th, 2012, 12:44 AM
Debain 6 on a samsung n130 netbook runs great

mitsi
April 27th, 2012, 12:53 AM
My laptop is running better than when it was in windows um . installed is Ubuntu 11.10 alone no windows os at all on a Compaq Pressario CQ60 , now my printer works and works a lot faster maybe a bit noisier but faster and for some reason the speakers for my music are clearer and also much louder , music played through Amarok , did not get new hearing aid batteries ha ha ha . Very happy I made a switch to Ubuntu ,All problems and errors all were mainly because of me fixing things until it needed fixing um...

davidgypsy
April 27th, 2012, 11:38 AM
My Acer 5542G works great with a new install of 12.04, and it runs a lot cooler than Win7 as well!

\\:D/\\:D/\\:D/

sudodus
April 27th, 2012, 12:13 PM
This aging laptop works well with Lubuntu Precise

http://reviews.cnet.com/laptops/lenovo-thinkpad-t41-2379/4507-3121_7-30567436.html (http://reviews.cnet.com/laptops/lenovo-thinkpad-t41-2379/4507-3121_7-30567436.html)

Right now the default video player mplayer2 crashes, but VLC is easy to install with

sudo apt-get install vlc and provides good multimedia performance (considering the old hardware).

AwesomeTux
April 28th, 2012, 10:10 AM
My Acer Aspire works perfectly, 3D acceleration (well GNOME Shell runs, so...), and WiFi even works.

My specs.:


Processor:
AMD Quad-Core 1.5GHz A6-3420M

Graphics:
1GB DDR3 AMD Radeon HD 7670M Dedicated Graphics

Audio:
Integrated High-Definition Audio with Built-in Stereo Speakers

Drives & Readers:
320GB 5400 RPM Hard Drive, DVD Super Multi Dual Layer Burner, Card Reader (SD, CF, MS, MiniMMC)

Memory:
4GB DDR3 1066MHz PC3-8500 (2GB x 2)

Mouse & Keyboard:
Multi-Gesture Touchpad, Full-QWERTY Keyboard with Numberpad

Networking:
Integrated Gigabit Network Adapter, 802.11b/g/n Wireless

Battery:
6-Cell Lithium-ion, up to 4.0 hours battery-life

Dimensions:
Width: 15", Height: 0.99" - 1.3", Depth: 9.96", Weight: 5.74 lbs

Screen:
15.6" HD Widescreen CineCrystal LED-backlit Display

Integrated Webcam:
1.3MP

Miscellaneous:
HDMI Port with HDCP, 3 USB 2.0 Ports, LAN Port, Headphone Jack, Microphone Jack, VGA Port, Kensington Security Lock Slot

Warranty:
Limited 1 Year Parts & Labor

Source: http://www.inatux.com/?p=sys09

farrinux
April 28th, 2012, 12:04 PM
Gateway LT20 Netbook running 11.10 unity 3D. Works perfectly.

MIJ-VI
May 12th, 2012, 05:59 AM
john@john:~$ sudo lshw
[sudo] password for john:
john
description: Notebook
product: Aspire 5517 (123456789)
vendor: Acer
version: V1.09
serial: LXPGZ020320034805B1601
width: 64 bits
capabilities: smbios-2.6 dmi-2.6 vsyscall32
configuration: boot=normal chassis=notebook family=Type1Family sku=123456789 uuid=66626132-3538-3735-6466-705AB62286B6
*-core
description: Motherboard
product: Aspire 5517
vendor: Acer
physical id: 0
version: V1.09
serial: LXPGZ020320034805B1601
slot: Base Board Chassis Location
*-firmware
description: BIOS
vendor: Acer
physical id: 0
version: V1.09
date: 11/30/2009
size: 1MiB
capabilities: pci upgrade shadowing cdboot bootselect socketedrom edd int13floppynec int13floppytoshiba int13floppy360 int13floppy1200 int13floppy720 int13floppy2880 int9keyboard int10video acpi usb
*-cpu
description: CPU
product: AMD Athlon(tm) Processor TF-20
vendor: Hynix Semiconductor (Hyundai Electronics)
physical id: 20
bus info: cpu@0
version: AMD Athlon(tm) Processor TF-20
serial: NotSupport
slot: Socket S1G1
size: 800MHz
capacity: 1600MHz
width: 64 bits
clock: 200MHz
capabilities: x86-64 fpu fpu_exception wp vme de pse tsc msr pae mce cx8 apic sep mtrr pge mca cmov pat pse36 clflush mmx fxsr sse sse2 syscall nx mmxext fxsr_opt rdtscp 3dnowext 3dnow up rep_good nopl extd_apicid pni cx16 lahf_lm svm extapic cr8_legacy 3dnowprefetch lbrv cpufreq
configuration: enabledcores=1 threads=1
*-cache:0 DISABLED
description: L1 cache
physical id: 21
slot: L1 Cache
size: 128KiB
capacity: 128KiB
capabilities: pipeline-burst internal write-through unified
*-cache:1
description: L1 cache
physical id: 22
slot: L2 Cache
size: 512KiB
capacity: 512KiB
capabilities: pipeline-burst internal write-back unified
*-memory
description: System Memory
physical id: 24
slot: System board or motherboard
size: 4GiB
*-bank:0
description: DIMM DDR2 Synchronous 333 MHz (3.0 ns)
vendor: Kingston
physical id: 0
serial: 7F98000000000000060B32921BE926
slot: DIMM0
size: 2GiB
width: 64 bits
clock: 333MHz (3.0ns)
*-bank:1
description: DIMM DDR2 Synchronous 333 MHz (3.0 ns)
vendor: Kingston
physical id: 1
serial: 7F98000000000000060B32931BE226
slot: DIMM1
size: 2GiB
width: 64 bits
clock: 333MHz (3.0ns)
*-bank:2
description: DIMM DDR2 [empty]
physical id: 2
slot: DIMM2
*-bank:3
description: DIMM DDR2 [empty]
physical id: 3
slot: DIMM3
*-pci:0
description: Host bridge
product: RS780 Host Bridge
vendor: Hynix Semiconductor (Hyundai Electronics)
physical id: 100
bus info: pci@0000:00:00.0
version: 00
width: 32 bits
clock: 66MHz
*-pci:0
description: PCI bridge
product: RS780/RS880 PCI to PCI bridge (int gfx)
vendor: Hynix Semiconductor (Hyundai Electronics)
physical id: 1
bus info: pci@0000:00:01.0
version: 00
width: 32 bits
clock: 66MHz
capabilities: pci ht normal_decode bus_master cap_list
resources: ioport:7000(size=4096) memory:f2100000-f22fffff ioport:e0000000(size=268435456)
*-display
description: VGA compatible controller
product: RS780M/RS780MN [Mobility Radeon HD 3200 Graphics]
vendor: Hynix Semiconductor (Hyundai Electronics)
physical id: 5
bus info: pci@0000:01:05.0
version: 00
width: 32 bits
clock: 33MHz
capabilities: pm msi vga_controller bus_master cap_list rom
configuration: driver=radeon latency=0
resources: irq:18 memory:e0000000-efffffff ioport:7000(size=256) memory:f2200000-f220ffff memory:f2100000-f21fffff
*-pci:1
description: PCI bridge
product: RS780/RS880 PCI to PCI bridge (PCIE port 0)
vendor: Hynix Semiconductor (Hyundai Electronics)
physical id: 4
bus info: pci@0000:00:04.0
version: 00
width: 32 bits
clock: 33MHz
capabilities: pci pm pciexpress msi ht normal_decode bus_master cap_list
configuration: driver=pcieport
resources: irq:40 ioport:3000(size=16384) memory:f1100000-f20fffff ioport:f0000000(size=16777216)
*-network
description: Wireless interface
product: BCM4312 802.11b/g LP-PHY
vendor: Broadcom Corporation
physical id: 0
bus info: pci@0000:02:00.0
logical name: eth2
version: 01
serial: c4:17:fe:67:f3:d9
width: 64 bits
clock: 33MHz
capabilities: pm msi pciexpress bus_master cap_list ethernet physical wireless
configuration: broadcast=yes driver=wl0 driverversion=5.100.82.38 ip=192.168.2.24 latency=0 multicast=yes wireless=IEEE 802.11bg
resources: irq:16 memory:f1100000-f1103fff
*-pci:2
description: PCI bridge
product: RS780/RS880 PCI to PCI bridge (PCIE port 1)
vendor: Hynix Semiconductor (Hyundai Electronics)
physical id: 5
bus info: pci@0000:00:05.0
version: 00
width: 32 bits
clock: 33MHz
capabilities: pci pm pciexpress msi ht normal_decode bus_master cap_list
configuration: driver=pcieport
resources: irq:41 ioport:2000(size=4096) memory:f1000000-f10fffff
*-network
description: Ethernet interface
product: AR8132 Fast Ethernet
vendor: Atheros Communications Inc.
physical id: 0
bus info: pci@0000:08:00.0
logical name: eth0
version: c0
serial: 70:5a:b6:22:86:b6
capacity: 100Mbit/s
width: 64 bits
clock: 33MHz
capabilities: pm msi pciexpress vpd bus_master cap_list ethernet physical tp 10bt 10bt-fd 100bt 100bt-fd autonegotiation
configuration: autonegotiation=on broadcast=yes driver=atl1c driverversion=1.0.1.0-NAPI firmware=N/A latency=0 link=no multicast=yes port=twisted pair
resources: irq:43 memory:f1000000-f103ffff ioport:2000(size=128)
*-storage
description: SATA controller
product: SB7x0/SB8x0/SB9x0 SATA Controller [AHCI mode]
vendor: Hynix Semiconductor (Hyundai Electronics)
physical id: 11
bus info: pci@0000:00:11.0
logical name: scsi0
logical name: scsi2
version: 00
width: 32 bits
clock: 66MHz
capabilities: storage msi ahci_1.0 bus_master cap_list emulated
configuration: driver=ahci latency=64
resources: irq:42 ioport:8038(size=8) ioport:804c(size=4) ioport:8030(size=8) ioport:8048(size=4) ioport:8010(size=16) memory:f2306000-f23063ff
*-disk
description: ATA Disk
product: ST9500325AS
vendor: Seagate
physical id: 0
bus info: scsi@0:0.0.0
logical name: /dev/sda
version: 0001
serial: 6VE8VH0H
size: 465GiB (500GB)
capabilities: partitioned partitioned:dos
configuration: ansiversion=5 signature=0008d587
*-volume:0
description: EXT4 volume
vendor: Linux
physical id: 1
bus info: scsi@0:0.0.0,1
logical name: /dev/sda1
logical name: /
version: 1.0
serial: 23bc7d4d-58f2-41c8-b05f-0ba8a66b053e
size: 32GiB
capacity: 32GiB
capabilities: primary bootable journaled extended_attributes large_files huge_files dir_nlink extents ext4 ext2 initialized
configuration: created=2012-05-10 20:24:48 filesystem=ext4 lastmountpoint=/ modified=2012-05-10 15:53:35 mount.fstype=ext4 mount.options=rw,relatime,errors=remount-ro,user_xattr,barrier=1,data=ordered mounted=2012-05-11 20:01:29 state=mounted
*-volume:1
description: Linux swap volume
physical id: 2
bus info: scsi@0:0.0.0,2
logical name: /dev/sda2
version: 1
serial: ac6718c9-d0cf-46e2-821f-da9720034b8a
size: 5000MiB
capacity: 5000MiB
capabilities: primary nofs swap initialized
configuration: filesystem=swap pagesize=4096
*-volume:2
description: EXT4 volume
vendor: Linux
physical id: 3
bus info: scsi@0:0.0.0,3
logical name: /dev/sda3
logical name: /home
version: 1.0
serial: 02600d59-c2ec-4a67-a321-68fd2d6bf819
size: 428GiB
capacity: 428GiB
capabilities: primary journaled extended_attributes large_files huge_files dir_nlink recover extents ext4 ext2 initialized
configuration: created=2012-04-28 18:18:07 filesystem=ext4 lastmountpoint=/home modified=2012-05-11 20:06:51 mount.fstype=ext4 mount.options=rw,relatime,user_xattr,barrier=1,dat a=ordered mounted=2012-05-11 20:06:51 state=mounted
*-cdrom
description: DVD-RAM writer
product: DVD RW AD-7700S
vendor: Optiarc
physical id: 1
bus info: scsi@2:0.0.0
logical name: /dev/cdrom
logical name: /dev/cdrw
logical name: /dev/dvd
logical name: /dev/dvdrw
logical name: /dev/sr0
version: 1.B0
capabilities: removable audio cd-r cd-rw dvd dvd-r dvd-ram
configuration: ansiversion=5 status=nodisc
*-usb:0
description: USB controller
product: SB7x0/SB8x0/SB9x0 USB OHCI0 Controller
vendor: Hynix Semiconductor (Hyundai Electronics)
physical id: 12
bus info: pci@0000:00:12.0
version: 00
width: 32 bits
clock: 66MHz
capabilities: ohci bus_master
configuration: driver=ohci_hcd latency=64
resources: irq:16 memory:f2305000-f2305fff
*-usb:1
description: USB controller
product: SB7x0 USB OHCI1 Controller
vendor: Hynix Semiconductor (Hyundai Electronics)
physical id: 12.1
bus info: pci@0000:00:12.1
version: 00
width: 32 bits
clock: 66MHz
capabilities: ohci bus_master
configuration: driver=ohci_hcd latency=64
resources: irq:16 memory:f2304000-f2304fff
*-usb:2
description: USB controller
product: SB7x0/SB8x0/SB9x0 USB EHCI Controller
vendor: Hynix Semiconductor (Hyundai Electronics)
physical id: 12.2
bus info: pci@0000:00:12.2
version: 00
width: 32 bits
clock: 66MHz
capabilities: pm debug ehci bus_master cap_list
configuration: driver=ehci_hcd latency=64
resources: irq:17 memory:f2306400-f23064ff
*-serial
description: SMBus
product: SBx00 SMBus Controller
vendor: Hynix Semiconductor (Hyundai Electronics)
physical id: 14
bus info: pci@0000:00:14.0
version: 3c
width: 32 bits
clock: 66MHz
capabilities: ht cap_list
configuration: driver=piix4_smbus latency=0
resources: irq:0
*-multimedia
description: Audio device
product: SBx00 Azalia (Intel HDA)
vendor: Hynix Semiconductor (Hyundai Electronics)
physical id: 14.2
bus info: pci@0000:00:14.2
version: 00
width: 64 bits
clock: 33MHz
capabilities: pm bus_master cap_list
configuration: driver=snd_hda_intel latency=64
resources: irq:16 memory:f2300000-f2303fff
*-isa
description: ISA bridge
product: SB7x0/SB8x0/SB9x0 LPC host controller
vendor: Hynix Semiconductor (Hyundai Electronics)
physical id: 14.3
bus info: pci@0000:00:14.3
version: 00
width: 32 bits
clock: 66MHz
capabilities: isa bus_master
configuration: latency=0
*-pci:3
description: PCI bridge
product: SBx00 PCI to PCI Bridge
vendor: Hynix Semiconductor (Hyundai Electronics)
physical id: 14.4
bus info: pci@0000:00:14.4
version: 00
width: 32 bits
clock: 66MHz
capabilities: pci subtractive_decode bus_master
resources: ioport:1000(size=4096)
*-pci:1
description: Host bridge
product: K8 [Athlon64/Opteron] HyperTransport Technology Configuration
vendor: Hynix Semiconductor (Hyundai Electronics)
physical id: 101
bus info: pci@0000:00:18.0
version: 00
width: 32 bits
clock: 33MHz
*-pci:2
description: Host bridge
product: K8 [Athlon64/Opteron] Address Map
vendor: Hynix Semiconductor (Hyundai Electronics)
physical id: 102
bus info: pci@0000:00:18.1
version: 00
width: 32 bits
clock: 33MHz
*-pci:3
description: Host bridge
product: K8 [Athlon64/Opteron] DRAM Controller
vendor: Hynix Semiconductor (Hyundai Electronics)
physical id: 103
bus info: pci@0000:00:18.2
version: 00
width: 32 bits
clock: 33MHz
*-pci:4
description: Host bridge
product: K8 [Athlon64/Opteron] Miscellaneous Control
vendor: Hynix Semiconductor (Hyundai Electronics)
physical id: 104
bus info: pci@0000:00:18.3
version: 00
width: 32 bits
clock: 33MHz
configuration: driver=k8temp
resources: irq:0
john@john:~$
Two minor snags:

- The Broadcom BCM4312 Wi-Fi card requires a proprietary driver.
- The Mobility Radeon HD 3200 Graphics works best under Gnome Classic (without effects) via the Open Source Radeon driver.

craig10x
May 12th, 2012, 06:16 AM
Only thing that won't work on my 3 month old Toshiba 17" laptop with i3 core intel processor and intel graphics is the webcam...

My friend has the same model laptop with amd instead and the webcam works fine...

We are both using ubuntu 12.04 with unity

MiXor
May 12th, 2012, 10:26 PM
Macbook pro 7.1 with Oneiric Ocelot. Everything works fine, found all fixes on forums.

georgelappies
May 12th, 2012, 10:42 PM
Dell Studio 1558

Works perfectly.

Intel i5
ATI 4570HD Mobile
4GB RAM
500GB HDD
Built-in 3G modem
Broadcom wifi (This is only hardware not working fully directly after an install as the firmware needs to be downloaded via Jockey)

oldrocker99
May 30th, 2012, 02:06 PM
Acer Aspire 5516 (about 4 or so years old, which wasn't booting when rescued from the trash). No problems, after an hour or three of wireless disconnects, which eventually went away. Using (of course) the OSS "radeon" driver. Running Mint 13 (12.04 and MATE), which, at least, didn't require a reinstall of GRUB](*,) the way Kubuntu 12.04 did on installation:???:.

chili555
May 30th, 2012, 02:56 PM
My Lenovo T410i runs ...almost... perfectly. Once in a great while, if I suspend by simply closing the lid, it won't resume properly and a hard reset is required. If I use Fn+F4, it suspends and resumes perfectly. I picked the specific model because of the wireless card. Some of the Realtek cards offered in T-series Thinkpads are tricky; the Intel is trouble free, although some only become trouble free when N speeds are disabled.

Lenovo Thinkpad T410i
Intel Core i3 M 370
4 GB RAM
Intel Integrated Graphics Controller
Intel Centrino Advanced-N 6200 wireless

Ubuntu 12.04 32-bit PAE kernel

ibozzie
June 2nd, 2012, 01:23 AM
So Precise runs delightfully well on my Dell XPS 15 (L502x). Here are the specs:

Processor: i7-2630QM
RAM: 6GB
Display: 15.6", HD
DVD-RW
Hard Drive: 500GB, 7200RPM
Video cards: Nvidia GeForce GT 540M / Intel Integrated Graphics
Wireless: Intel Centrino Wireless-N 1000

The only trick is switching between the two video cards, which I use Bumblebee (http://bumblebee-project.org/) for. Basically to save power there is this "Optimus" technology for Windows that automatically switches between the high-performance video card and the craptastic integrated one. Bumblebee is a project that replicates that in Linux.

Max Blyss
June 2nd, 2012, 01:30 AM
Asus K52f
2.13 Ghz Intel DualCore P6000
Intel HM55 Espress Chipset
Intel GMA HD integrated graphics
3GB RAM
500G Seagate HDD

Purchased in April of 2011 just in time for Ubuntu release.
This particular model has run Xubuntu or Ubuntu 11.04 through 12.04 with no issues whatsoever. Nice and snappy all the time.

Frankiewizard
June 11th, 2012, 01:28 PM
1 - Toshiba Qosmio G20 - 147 (32 BIT)

2 - Asus Eee-pc 1000H (32 BIT)

3 - Compaq Presario CQ - 62 (64 BIT)

All of these computers run on 12.04

:lolflag:

HappinessNow
June 13th, 2012, 12:55 AM
Once people, hopefully, vote on the poll I think it would be very useful if they also post comments with specific hardware that was a problem or worked well. Commenting about biases is fine too.


voted: Linux works completely with my laptop-I will post my hardware specifics

Google CR-48 running ChromeOS with Aura

Version 20.0.1132.15 dev
Platform 2268.23.0 (Official Build) dev-channel x86-mario
Firmware Mario.03.60.1120.0038G5.0018d

Dev Channel

WebKit:
536.11 (@117876)

V8:
3.10.8.10

User Agent:
Mozilla/5.0 (X11; CrOS i686 2268.23.0) AppleWebKit/536.11 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/20.0.1132.15 Safari/536.11

Command Line:
/opt/google/chrome/chrome --apps-gallery-title=Web Store --apps-gallery-url=https://chrome.google.com/webstore/ --compress-sys-feedback --device-management-url=https://m.google.com/devicemanagement/data/api --disable-seccomp-sandbox --enable-accelerated-plugins --enable-device-policy --enable-gview --enable-in-browser-thumbnailing --enable-logging --enable-onc-policy --enable-partial-swap --enable-per-tile-painting --enable-smooth-scrolling --enable-sync-tabs --enable-sync-tabs-for-other-clients --enable-threaded-compositing --enterprise-enrollment-initial-modulus=5 --enterprise-enrollment-modulus-limit=12 --force-compositing-mode --load-opencryptoki --log-level=1 --login-manager --login-profile=user --no-first-run --ppapi-flash-args=enable_stagevideo_auto=0 --reload-killed-tabs --scroll-pixels=3 --ui-enable-partial-swap --ui-enable-per-tile-painting --ui-use-gpu-process --use-cras --user-data-dir=/home/chronos --no-protector --disable-seccomp-filter-sandbox --register-pepper-plugins=/opt/google/chrome/pepper/libnetflixplugin2.so#Netflix#Netflix 2.0.2#2.0.2;application/x-ppapi-netflix2 --enable-accelerated-layers --disable-login-animations --ppapi-flash-path=/opt/google/chrome/pepper/libpepflashplayer.so --ppapi-flash-version=11.3.31.104 --flag-switches-begin --aura-google-dialog-frames --enable-panels --enable-sync-tabs --flag-switches-end

Last Updated:
Tuesday, May 22, 2012

millhouse513
June 27th, 2012, 10:19 PM
Hardware: Asus G51JX (8GB RAM, i7 720QM, HM55 chipset, nvidia 360m w/1GB RAM)

Notes: For the most part everything works very well. My biggest issue is hibernation. I've tried a few different approaches to getting hibernation to work (can't think of them off the top of my head right now). Hibernation always seems to work perfectly the first time I try. About 60% that it'll work a second time, but after that it doesn't seem to work going in and out of hibernation.

greenfrog
June 27th, 2012, 10:30 PM
HP g7-1329wm ):P):P

sudodus
June 28th, 2012, 05:45 AM
Hardware: Asus G51JX (8GB RAM, i7 720QM, HM55 chipset, nvidia 360m w/1GB RAM)

Notes: For the most part everything works very well. My biggest issue is hibernation. I've tried a few different approaches to getting hibernation to work (can't think of them off the top of my head right now). Hibernation always seems to work perfectly the first time I try. About 60% that it'll work a second time, but after that it doesn't seem to work going in and out of hibernation.
How much swap do you have? It should be a little bigger (in GiBi-bytes) than the RAM for hibernation.

stalkingwolf
June 28th, 2012, 05:52 PM
I have installed ubuntu on several laptops with most everything works.

Starting with 8.04 the graphics card didnt work on the everex l7 **** that was the card it was a pain across the board.

The most recent have been my EEE 1005ah all works
an HP zw something all worked
a Dell M6300 couldnt get the broadcom wireless to work.
a Dell d 800 all works.
an IBM t42p all works

in between there have been several HPs and a compaq.

OldAdamUser2
August 12th, 2012, 08:56 PM
Ubuntu 11.10 (using fluxbox desktop) works exceptionally well on my Asus Eeepc 900. Some tweaks were necessary to make that happen. Details here--

http://lakenorforkadventures.blogspot.com/2012/08/installing-ubuntu-1110-on-asus-eee-900.html

cbennett926
August 12th, 2012, 08:59 PM
The specs are in my signature, however, to further explain, I just have to switch my graphics card to dedicated, and then it works flawlessly!

hank22077
August 17th, 2012, 04:22 PM
I recently purchased a Dell Inspiron Mini Duo 3487FNT Convertible Laptop/Tablet. The specs:

Intel Atom N550 Processor (1.5GHz); 2GB RAM; 320GB Hard Drive; Wireless 802.11n / Bluetooth Combo Card; 10.1" Widescreen HD (1366X768) Multi-Touch Display; Integrated Intel NM10 Express graphics; and Windows 7 Home Premium pre-installed.

I partitioned my hard drive to allocate space for Ubuntu 12.04LTS.
Booted using USB port/flash drive.
Was prompted during install to connect to my wireless router; and, everything went well, for a few days.

Now, however, each time I try to use Ubuntu the signal goes in and out, I'll have to re-enter the passcode, etc.
The wireless connection on Windows 7 has no issues; and, my kids share an old laptop with Windows XP, which has no issues.

I'm not real keen on this, but it seemed that Ubuntu had saved my wireless connection during install, and was automatically connecting to it just fine for the first few days. Now, I can't keep the connection.

Any insight out there?
Thanks!

Jakin
August 17th, 2012, 05:09 PM
I've used the same laptop since 10.04amd (32bit versions worked fine as well) everything works right out of the box.

HP g56-127nr, the original processor was a AMD v140 (worked fine) and later i wanted to boost it abit for video authoring, so i dropped in a Mobile Turion p540, no blips.

I have maxed it out to 8gb ddr3 1066mhz
Replaced the 5400rpm WD HDD with a seagate momentus XT

(Stock) webcam, synaptic touchpad, video chip(ATi 880g), audio i/o chip (ALC270) and Broadcom network chip all works out of box, even on a LIVE CD. And when installed sleep/resume all works fine.

The machine worked flawless with Ubuntu (and variants)even before the enhancements though ;)

Only one "issue" was on 11.10amd 64; The Broadcom button turned wireless on and off fine, but always lite up orange as if off- its of no consequence to me though.

Mikeb85
August 17th, 2012, 07:27 PM
I have a Thinkpad T530 with Intel Graphics and Intel Wireless, and works nearly flawlessly with openSUSE 12.2. The only thing I haven't got working yet is the fingerprint sensor and smartcard reader, everything else including function keys, brightness control, suspend, etc..., works out of the box.

Ubuntu was a different story, function keys and brightness control don't work, but wireless, suspend, etc..., still worked very well.

hank22077
August 22nd, 2012, 04:01 AM
Would ANYONE care to help. please?


I recently purchased a Dell Inspiron Mini Duo 3487FNT Convertible Laptop/Tablet. The specs:

Intel Atom N550 Processor (1.5GHz); 2GB RAM; 320GB Hard Drive; Wireless 802.11n / Bluetooth Combo Card; 10.1" Widescreen HD (1366X768) Multi-Touch Display; Integrated Intel NM10 Express graphics; and Windows 7 Home Premium pre-installed.

I partitioned my hard drive to allocate space for Ubuntu 12.04LTS.
Booted using USB port/flash drive.
Was prompted during install to connect to my wireless router; and, everything went well, for a few days.

Now, however, each time I try to use Ubuntu the signal goes in and out, I'll have to re-enter the passcode, etc.
The wireless connection on Windows 7 has no issues; and, my kids share an old laptop with Windows XP, which has no issues.

I'm not real keen on this, but it seemed that Ubuntu had saved my wireless connection during install, and was automatically connecting to it just fine for the first few days. Now, I can't keep the connection.

Any insight out there?
Thanks!

TeamRocket1233c
August 23rd, 2012, 12:54 AM
Should I ever end up getting a laptop, I sorta wanna put a base command-line install on it, and then build up a desktop from there.

pqwoerituytrueiwoq
August 23rd, 2012, 01:28 AM
only thing that does not work is the touchpad off/on button
can't turn it off with the button, everything else works
HP Compaq CQ60-215DX

manvvip
August 23rd, 2012, 12:19 PM
Macbook 2,1

Bachstelze
August 23rd, 2012, 12:46 PM
MacBook Pro 5,5 (mid 2009) now works completely out of the box with 12.04. :) The only thing I had to install from the Mactel PPA was the fan control daemon.