Dell Laptops

Fred A. Miller fmiller at
Mon Apr 26 23:52:32 UTC 2010

On 04/26/2010 02:09 AM, Francesco Bolzoni wrote:
> On Sun, 2010-04-25 at 16:38 -0700, Kaushal Shriyan wrote:
>> >  Hi,
>> >  
>> >  what are the supported laptops of Dell running ubuntu ?
>> >  
> Hi.
> I'm writing on a DELL Studio 1749.
> Except minor trouble, all run fine here.
> The trouble are: wifi cart (dell mini with broadcom chipset, need some
> work) and, if u keep dual boot, DATASAFE software (under windows).
> DataSafe soft, has the strange idea to rewrite constantly the mbr, so
> mess up grub. Just delete it from windows and all works fine.

I've not had any problem with any Dells as long as you get one with
Intel or nVidia video, and a REAL Intel wifi - NOT the Dell wifi with
Intel chipset. Everything else just works. Broadcom is junk and I
avoid them like the plague!


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