glgxg at sbcglobal.net
Wed Oct 1 15:20:38 UTC 2008
On 10/01/2008 06:56 AM, Bill Walton wrote:
> There's a great sale on Gateway's with 17" monitors going on today at
> Fry's but, of course, it comes configured with Vista. Whatever make
> I buy I intend to install Ubuntu on it. I assume some makes are
> easier to get up and running than others. Any experience / advice on
> how to assess is much appreciated.
> TIA, Bill
Take an 8.04.1 liveCD with you and see if it boots & operates properly
on the machine. If it does, then chances are that you shouldn't have any
problems (or very few) installing Ubuntu hardy on it.
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