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Thread: Which Dell laptop works best with Ubuntu?

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    Re: Which Dell laptop works best with Ubuntu?

    Quote Originally Posted by slaanco View Post
    latitude d 630 works without problems
    I can't get my 630 to work.

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    Re: Which Dell laptop works best with Ubuntu?

    Vostro 1500 works without problems

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    Re: Which Dell laptop works best with Ubuntu?

    Quote Originally Posted by lil_un_of_11 View Post
    I wish it (wubi ubuntu 8.10) for my Dell Inspiron 1100...I've tried twice to install it but it just won't work. It doesn't give me any error messages...but it does not completely load the ubuntu OS. It goes through the process to the very end but then when I reboot after the install all it does is take me to a blank white screen where I can see the mouse pointer and then hangs there doing nothing. Ugh; and I really want to try Linux
    you may want to try removing compiz if you cant get to the desktop by recovery mode
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    Re: Which Dell laptop works best with Ubuntu?

    I have a 1420n which originally came with 7.04 (Fiesty) and have upgraded on each new release (now running 9.04 - Jaunty) without any problems.

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    Re: Which Dell laptop works best with Ubuntu?

    Quote Originally Posted by bearbigears View Post
    I have a Precision M4300 laptop it came with windows xp installed. I installed 8.04 and had problems with the broadcom wireless setup, but some searching and I got the fix for it and it has run smoothly ever since. no problems.
    I have as well a Precision M4300 with jaunty and it is running without any problems.

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    Re: Which Dell laptop works best with Ubuntu?

    I have a 1505 and a mini 10 both running 8.04 perfecting, even Suspend works correctly. And the camera on the mini is nice with Skype.
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