8.04?

Avi Schwartz ubuntu-users874 at cfftechnologies.com
Fri Apr 4 19:46:47 BST 2008


Victor Sterpu wrote:
>
> For desktop use Ubuntu is great.
>
> I used a laptop for a few weeks and I had a bad surprise.
>
> It works good only with Vista because only Vista knows how to cool it 
> properly.
>
>
> I tryed XP, Ubuntu 7.10, 8 alpha and Vista and only Vista knows how to 
> cool it properly.
>
> The laptop is a Toshiba and this is a fact that I found it on a 
> Toshiba forum.
>
>
> It is weired how Toshiba chooses to promote Vista.
>
> lm-sensors can't find the cpu fan and the temperature is 100 degrees 
> celsius.
>
> So I had to quit using Ubuntu on that laptop. : (
>
> Toshiba will deffenetly not be my choice for a laptop.
>
>
> Avi Schwartz wrote:
>
>> Shuai Yu wrote:
>>   
>>> intel 3945 pro wireless should work fine in ubuntu. If you have the 
>>> new kernel and it still does not work properly, you could report the 
>>> problem so programmer would know this issue and try to solve the 
>>> problem. Otherwise, nobody could really help you there.
>>>     
>> I have to wonder about something.  I received my laptop yesterday and 
>> promptly replaced Vista with 8.04.  I did have a problem with the 
>> proprietary drivers manager that kept crashing when I tried to enable 
>> the Nvidia driver.  I did not report it since I was offered to send the 
>> crash report by the system.  Should I follow it up with an actual report 
>> or is the crash report sent by the system enough?
>>
>>     
It depends on your laptop.  I had/have a wonderful experience with the 
combination of Ubuntu and a Dell Latitude D820 and it seems I will have 
a great experience with a Dell XPS m1330 (since you can get it 
pre-installed with Ubuntu).

Avi




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