Dell's Linux Survey

Phil Pinkerton pcpinkerton at gmail.com
Thu Mar 22 20:34:05 UTC 2007


Feisty Herd5 works quite well on my 400MHZ/128MB/VoodooBanshee something or
other video.



On 3/22/07, NoOp <glgxg at mfire.com> wrote:
>
> On 03/22/2007 12:35 PM, Matthew Flaschen wrote:
> > NoOp wrote:
> >> Perhaps you & others in this thread will find this an interesting read:
> >>
> >> http://www.techsupportalert.com/review-linux-for-windows-users.htm
> >> Linux Desktop – Is it an Option for Normal Users?
> >
> > That was interesting.  Hardware problems are really a shame; they tend
> > to outweigh everything else.  I was a bit surprised that the 300Mhz /
> > 192MB didn't work.  Perhaps it would have went better with a
> > non-graphical installer.  I also sympathize about the graphics card,
> > since I have a degraded resolution.
> >
> > Matt Flaschen
> >
>
> Dapper & Feisty work quite well on a 300MHZ/256MB (that's what I'm using
> to test Feisty). Haven't tried with anything less than 256MB though.
> Only problem that I had with Feisty is that I had to uninstall
> network-manager (hence ubuntu-desktop) so that I didn't have to
> /etc/init.d/networking restart each time to get my NIC to work. It goes
> without saying that the modem card doesn't work in either...
>
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