[ubuntu-uk] Ubuntu on the BBC!!!

Johnathon Tinsley kirrus at kirrus.co.uk
Tue Oct 27 12:51:01 GMT 2009

Gordon wrote:
> Thomas Ibbotson wrote:
>> -Then you'll have to find those drivers for your hardware (if they 
>> exist) and install them,
> Actually not so in my experience. MS seems to have tsken a leaf out of
> Ubuntu's book. The only driver that did NOT come with Windows 7 for my 2
> y/o Toshiba Satellite was my printer....everything else just....worked!

Er.. I had it a bit worse. Couldn't get online wirelessly, but when I
linked the machine to the wired net, it downloaded drivers for my wifi
and sound card. Ubuntu is ahead in drivers out-of-the-box, shame about
my audio card not working fully in Ubuntu

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