ubuntu on Dell Inspiron 1720

Amy Kelly engagedtone at gmail.com
Thu Oct 23 23:28:39 UTC 2008

> Download and try the live cd, also know as the desktop cd, first. If it
> does not work for some reason, installing will not work either. The
> live cd gives you a chance to try first, without changing or installing
> anything on your own hard drive.
> You can try both 32-bit and 64-bit, also, by using the live cd.

I've had live CDs fail while the full install worked just fine, the
live CD is not always a true indicator of if it'll work with the
hardware or not. And say I mean failed, I mean I tried the live CD,
had things not work, then tried the installer on the same CD and had
the install be ok. YYMV.

Amy Kelly // engagedtone at gmail.com

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