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Dell Inspiron 1501 which Linux ?

Hi, First thing would be to max the memory. The general info of windows tells me that the processor is running at Mhz but i dont trust windows for anything hehehe.

101 This is a guide to running Linux with the Dell Inspiron laptop. Upon reboot the card worked beautifully. Try as many distros as you can and see what works best with your machine and for you.

Linux – Newbie This Linux forum is for members that are new to Linux. Originally 5101 by Robert. Old Dell Inspiron – which ditro should I use? Running on DVD is slower than a full install Just a small addition I would like to make. Other benefits of registering an account are ljnux to topics and forums, creating a blog, and having no ads shown anywhere on the site.


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[SOLVED] what linux version is better for an old dell inspiron laptop

Do you have the multi color vertical lines on boot? You have to insoiron the “burn image” feature on your DVD burning software to burn the Linux.

When I ordered the inspiron I upgraded the wireless card to the This Dell wireless controller in the Inspiron doesn’t have any native drivers for Linux so using the ndiswrapper module is necessary.

View LQ Wiki Contributions. This issue has been fixed since kernel version 2. I am running Ubuntu Inspron Wireless The Driver does work for and i have and it works like it does in windows but the only thing is in order for it to work like this is to boot into your BOIS by Rapidly pressing F2 and disabling the wireless hotkey control because for some reason it makes the card run a lot better this also meaning the whole guide works for gos too because it is a os based off ubuntu.

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Linux on Dell Inspiron 1501

You may like to view our Configuring an ATI graphics chip guide for installation instructions. Marcelo 26 1 1 2. I am a new user to the laptops, I need to buy laptop which model is best in dell inspiration for using dual boot windows xp and Linux os. Do you need help with this? We need more hardware information to help you, can you look at this question and then edit your question adding the information?

RAM is often a deciding factor on older computers, but 4 GB should be enough for you to run any distro that you would like. GUI instructions may not different desktop’s etc 3 commands leave no room for “interpretation” by the person being instructed.

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