art.alexion at gmail.com
Fri Sep 26 11:59:15 BST 2008
I don't mean to curt, but the last reason that I can think of for
installing windows is system transparency and diagnosis. Windows
administrators usually boot a Linux CD when they need to learn this
sort of stuff or fix serious problems.
Sent unsigned from an iPod. That's the reason for the top posting as
On Sep 25, 2008, at 7:13 PM, Michael Salsman <msalsman at yahoo.com> wrote:
> I know that this would be considered going to the dark side, but if
> you still had a Windoze O/S still installed on that laptop, you can
> get great information on what's inside the case with a utility
> called Belarc Advisor. It's a free download for one machine, and
> can tell you all sorts of information about the hardware, as well as
> the software, operating system (as long as it's Microsoft). I wish
> someone would write a utility like that for Linux.
> Check out http://www.belarc.com .... It would be a good way to
> start if you already have Microsoft installed, and you are either
> getting ready to dump it for a GOOD operating system, or at a
> minimum set it up for dual-booting.
> On Thu, 2008-09-25 at 13:28 -0400, Steven Vollom wrote:
>> I have been trying to find the components in my newly purchased used
>> Compaq Evo N620c laptop. The information I want is name of
>> memory limitations and type of memory, and other relevant system
>> information. I operate Kubuntu 8.04 KDE 3.5.9. My processor is an
>> Intel P4 1.8mhz M. When I got similar information on XP, I went to
>> system information, I believe. Is there something like that in
>> Kubuntu. I don't seem to Google a suitable question. Thanks!
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