[ubuntu-uk] Acer Laptop
sheepeatingtaz at gmail.com
Wed Feb 7 18:57:33 GMT 2007
Neil Simmons wrote:
> On 07/02/07, Eamonn Sullivan <eamonn.sullivan at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On 2/7/07, Celia Lawton-Livingstone <lawli56 at hotmail.com> wrote:
>>> Hi all,
>>> I'm interested in putting Ubuntu 6.10 on my Acer laptop, probably as a dual
>>> boot to begin with. How do I find out whether the hardware is compatible
>>> and will i need to download a program to control power management?
> If it helps, I installed Ubuntu 6.10 on my Acer widescreen laptop
> (3615WLMi) and it Just Worked (with the exception of wireless, which
> ndiswrapper fixed).
> There were no installation problems at all with the laptop.
I'll put my 2p in here, I have a 5601, and I've had it running Dapper,
Edgy (Ubuntu and Kubuntu) and currently Feisty. No problems anywhere,
aside from having to install 915resolutions to get the right resolution
for the widescreen.
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