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Thread: Desktop Hardware Compatibility List.

  1. #511
    Join Date
    Jul 2007
    Cairns, Australia
    Ubuntu 9.04 Jaunty Jackalope

    Re: Desktop Hardware Compatibility List.

    Ubuntu 9.04 Jaunty
    Kernel 2.6.28-11-generic x86_64

    Sun Ultra 27 Workstation
    Intel Xeon W3520 8-core 2.66GHz
    8MB shared Level 3 cache
    256K Level 2 cache per core
    3x2GB DDR3 ECC unbuffered DRAM 1333MHz
    500GB SATA Disk Drive
    NVIDIA Quadro FX 380 graphics accelerator
    Gigabit Ethernet 10/100/1000BASE-T NIC
    16x DVD Writer/48x CD-ROM Writer
    Sun type 7 keyboard
    SunL7ZF 17" LCD screen

    Virtually everything worked "out of the box".
    The keyboard was not detected properly so some superfluous keys such as "find", "again" etc don't work.
    The NVIDIA graphics drivers had to be loaded via System > Administration > Hardware Drivers.
    Other than that everything was properly detected.
    It was a clean install and the machine runs beautifully

  2. #512
    Join Date
    Jun 2009

    Re: Desktop Hardware Compatibility List.

    Laptop hardware incompatibility:

    I can't seem to get the proper screen resolution. Some menus are hard to use/see because they are bigger than the screen.

    My laptop is an HP pavilion dv 2000, not sure if it's the graphics card:

    NVIDIA GeForce Go 7150M

    or the display:

    14.1" WXGA High-Definition BrightView Widescreen Display (1280 x 800)

    that is causing the problem.

    When I open the 'display preferences' menu, it says the monitor is not recognized.
    I've already installed the most recent driver for the graphics card.

    Help please?? It's annoying!

  3. #513
    Join Date
    Jun 2009
    Woodbridge, VA

    Re: Desktop Hardware Compatibility List.

    1) Kubuntu 9.04 (Jaunty)

    HP Pavillion 753n
    Intel Pentium 4A, 2533 MHz (4.75 x 533) Processor
    1024 MB (DDR SDRAM) Memory
    500GB IDE Disk Drive HDD
    NVIDIA GeForce FX 5600 (256 MB) GPU
    Realtek RTL8139 Family PCI Fast Ethernet NIC ( Ethernet
    PIONEER DVD-RW DVR-105 (DVD:4x/2x/12x, CD:16x/8x/32x DVD-RW) Primary DVD-RW Drive
    GVision L7EH (131331301963) Monitor
    FIC VC19 (6 PCI, 1 AGP, 3 DIMM, Audio, LAN) Motherboard

    I am using a HP Pavillion 753n. I transplanted the motherboard from the original case into an Antec Three Hundred case, and the front-mounted USB ports and everything work fine.

    Other than that, using a Logitech Wireless USB Mouse, standard PS/2 keyboard (with multimedia buttons, but I haven't tried using ndiswrapper to make that work since I only recently found the XP driver for it).

    I have a HP Photosmart C4480 Printer but I haven't used it quite yet, haven't had to print anything in Kubuntu yet.

    No special configuration settings, am plugged in hard-wire to ethernet so I haven't had to setup wireless internet yet, although I do have a D-Link DWL-132 wireless adapter that works fine.

    Everything else worked fine, didn't need to install any special driver for the graphics card, as the default one works fine.

    The only thing that did not work correctly was the LITE-ON DVDRW LDW-451S (DVD+RW:4x/4x, DVD-RW:4x/2x, DVD-ROM:12x, CD-RW:40x/24x/40x . Will post details in the "hardware incompatibility list".

    Last edited by opethfan89; June 21st, 2009 at 05:53 PM.

  4. #514
    Join Date
    Sep 2005

    Re: Desktop Hardware Compatibility List.

    Asus P5B-VM, Nvidia 8600GT, Hauppague Nova-T-500, Leadtek usb dongle

    8.04 & 8.10 intrepid

    no issues with live CDs - install was flawless

    mainboard functions 100% - was using both IDE & Sata, and onboard lan, onboard video was fine, but i needed DVI & so used nvidia 8600GT (gigabyte), only mainboard issue was that i couldn't get onboard nic to work with WOL. I used latest v4l drivers for Nova-t-500 & leadtek dongle, and all functions worked correctly. SPDIF also worked off the mainboard headers with newer alsa versions - ac3 pass thru worked on mythtv, mplayer etc
    Last edited by david.birch; June 22nd, 2009 at 12:16 PM.

  5. #515
    Join Date
    Apr 2009
    Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr

    Re: Desktop Hardware Compatibility List.

    Dell Optiplex GX240 with Ubuntu 8.04 Hardy Heron installed on a dual-boot system

    1.7 GHz Pentium 4 Processor
    384 MB RAM (one 256 stick and one 128 stick) with 133 MHz FSB
    Two hard drives, a 40 GB with Ubuntu and a 20 GB with Windows 2000
    NVIDIA 3DForce FX-5200 128 MB video card (works with both Ubuntu's open source drivers and the proprietary drivers)
    Dynex DX-SC51 sound card (mobo sound card had to be deactivated for this to work in Ubuntu)

    Ubuntu runs pretty well, although not as fast as Windows 2000. RAM usually sits around 170 MB when idle and it's never peaked 300 MB (however, at it's peak, the swap has gotten up to 250 MB). The processor runs at it's peak when using YouTube and can't seem to handle playing Pandora in the background while doing anything mildly resource intensive. Sound is good quality and the video card/CPU can handle the cube desktop along with most other advanced settings (however, it can crash if too much is going on at the same time). Boot up time is pretty quick but it takes a while to load up GNOME (usually 1.5 to 4 minutes).

  6. #516
    Join Date
    Jul 2005
    USA (Springfield,Vermont)
    Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin

    Re: Desktop Hardware Compatibiliy List.

    Quote Originally Posted by skip27 View Post
    [*]AMD Athlon(tm) XP-M 3000+ Processor (based on AMD64 K8 core)
    Wrong, Athlon XP-M is not a K8-based processor!

    It's 32-bit only!

  7. #517
    Join Date
    Nov 2007

    Re: Desktop Hardware Compatibility List.

    Ubuntu 9.04 on:
    FUJITSU SIEMENS Dual core 3.06 Ghz P5SD1-FM2
    ATI Technologies Inc RV515 [Radeon X1300]
    1 Gig of RAM
    250 GB HDD
    SiS AC'97 Sound Controller

    Also running
    Epson TX100 Combo (Printer, Scanner)
    AMW 19" Monitor

    Everything worked with little need for configuration, EXCEPT the scanner. Info from the Ubuntu forums where not very helpful, in the end I used a driver from AVASYS. Easy install, worked straight out (once I managed to navigate through the site):

  8. #518
    Join Date
    Sep 2007
    Roanoke, VA
    Ubuntu 9.04 Jaunty Jackalope

    Re: Desktop Hardware Compatibility List.

    Gigabyte GA-MA69VM-S2 Mainboard
    AMD64 4000+ 2.2Ghz
    Gigabyte Nvidia Geforce 9500GT (GV-N95TOC-1Gl)
    8GB of Crucial DDR2 800 RAM (2GB*4)
    LG Flatron W2252TQ 22" Widescreen Monitor
    Saitek Eclipse K/B (USB)
    Kensington Expert Mouse (USB)
    80GB + 250GB WD(SATA)
    XP 64-bit / Ubuntu 9.04 64-bit Dual Boot

    Only issue is with the 9500GT and 3-D Acceleration
    VirtualBOX runs like a dream
    Gigabyte GA-MA69VM-S2 Motherboard - AMD64 4000+ @ 2.2Ghz - 8GB DDR2 800Mhz
    NvidiaGeForce 9500GT 1GB GDDR2(GV-N95TOC-1Gl) - LG Flatron W2252TQ 22"
    Saitek Eclipse K/B - Kensington Expert Mouse - 80GB + 250GB WD(SATA)
    XP 64-bit / Ubuntu 9.04

  9. #519
    Join Date
    Mar 2008
    Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx

    Re: Desktop Hardware Compatibility List.

    Ubuntu 9.04 Jaunty Jackalope AMD64

    Intel Core2 Quad Q9550 2.83GHZ Processor
    Asus P5Q SE Plus Motherboard
    Corsair 2x2GB DDR2 1066MHZ Dual Channel RAM TWIN2X4096-8500C5
    Palit/XpertVision Nvidia 9500GT 512MB Graphics Card (DVI and VGA work but have not tested HDMI)
    Western Digital Black 1TB Sata Hard Drive WD1001FALS
    Neovo H-W22 22" LCD Monitor works with DVI at 1680x1050 (Have not tested VGA but it should work)

  10. #520
    Join Date
    Mar 2009
    Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Kubuntu 10.10 Maverick Meerkat

    Re: Desktop Hardware Compatibility List.

    Ubuntu: 9.04(Gnome & KDE)
    CPU: Pentium 4 2.0A GHz
    GPU: Nvidia GeForce 6200(with Nvidia sites driver)
    Network: Broadcom Prolink Lan Card, LG U8290 mobile(for GPRS/3G connectivity with wvdial)
    DVD RW: Samsung DVD Writer

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