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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
> 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
> 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).
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