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  1. #1
    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Location
    Morgantown West Virginia
    Beans
    128
    Distro
    Ubuntu 11.10 Oneiric Ocelot

    Smile why i switched back to ubuntu

    I thought i would give windows 7 a try,well everything went good until updates were downloaded, then i had no network connection,or sound.

    my system specs:

    Hardware
    Base processor
    Phenom-9750 (A) 2.4 GHz (95W)

    • 3600 MHz HyperTransport 3.0
    • Socket AM2+



    Chipset
    AMD 780G

    Motherboard

    • Manufacturer: MSI
    • HP/Compaq motherboard name: Aspen-GL8E



    Power supply

    • 350W



    Memory
    ComponentAttributesMemory Installed8 GBMaximum allowed16 GB (4 x 4 GB) (64-bit OS)

    4 GB* (4 x 1 GB) (32-bit OS)

    *Actual available memory may be lessSpeed supportedPC2-6400 MB/secType240 pin, DDR2

    Hard drive

    • 750 GB SATA 3G (3.0 Gb/sec)
    • 7200 rpm



    DVD+/-R/RW 16X 12X +/-DL LS 12X RAM SuperMulti SATA drive

    • Must use Double-Layer media discs in order to take advantage of the DL technology
    • Must use LightScribe-enabled media discs and supporting software in order to take advantage of the LightScribe technology


    FunctionMaximum speedDVD-RAMUp to 12XDVD-R DL Write OnceUp to 12XDVD+R DL Write OnceUp to 12XDVD+R Write OnceUp to 16XDVD+RW RewritableUp to 8XDVD-R Write OnceUp to 16XDVD-RW RewritableUp to 6XDVD ROM ReadUp to 16XCD-R Write OnceUp to 40XCD-RW RewritableUp to 32XCD-ROM ReadUp to 40X

    Wireless
    802.11 a/b/g/n PCI Express x1 wireless card

    Video Graphics
    GeForce 9500 GS

    • 512 MB GDDR2 memory
    • I/O Ports: HDMI, VGA, dual-link DVI



    Sound/Audio
    High Definition 8-channel audio

    • ALC 888S chipset



    Network (LAN)
    Integrated 10/100/1000 Base-T networking interface

    Memory card reader

    • Contains an Infrared receiver for remote control


    • Supports the following cards:
      • Compact Flash I
      • Compact Flash II
      • IBM Microdrive
      • Secure Digital (SD)
      • mini-SD
      • MultiMediaCard (MMC)
      • Reduced size MultiMediaCard (RS-MMC)
      • MultiMediaCard Plus (MMC plus)
      • MultiMediaCard Mobile (MMC mobile)
      • Memory Stick
      • Memory Stick Pro
      • Memory Stick Duo
      • Memory Stick Pro Duo
      • SmartMedia
      • xD Picture Card (xD = extreme digital)



    External I/O ports
    I/O ports on the front panel

    Port typeQuantity15-in-1 (4 slot) with IR Receiver One1394OneUSBTwoHeadphoneOneMicrophoneOne
    I/O ports on the back panel

    Port typeQuantityPS/2 (keyboard, mouse)TwoS/PDIF out (coaxial)OneVGAOne (disabled due to the installation of a graphics card)DVI-DOneUSBFour1394aOneLANOneAudio (side speaker out, rear speaker out, center/subwoofer-out , line-in, line-out, microphone)One Each

    Expansion slots
    Slot typeQuantityPCI Express x16One (None available)PCI Express x1Three (Two available)

    Drive bays
    Bay typeQuantity5.25"Two (One available)3.5"Two (One available)Personal Media DriveOne (One available)Pocket Media DriveOne (One available)

    Technologies

    • nVidia Pure Video



    Keyboard and mouse

    • HP multimedia keyboard
    • Quebec Keyboard Kit (French Canada only)
    • HP PS/2 optical mouse
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    Donald Smouse Jr

  2. #2
    Join Date
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    Re: why i switched back to ubuntu

    I still have yet to try Windows7 for myself. I will just give kde4 a go, that should be close enough.

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Location
    Morgantown West Virginia
    Beans
    128
    Distro
    Ubuntu 11.10 Oneiric Ocelot

    Wink Re: why i switched back to ubuntu

    Trust me save yourself the headache
    Donald Smouse Jr

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