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Installing Ubuntu 7.04/7.10 on Dell Inspiron 8100

Last updated: [29.1.2008]

General Hardware Specifications of Inspiron 8100:

Hardware Components
Status under Linux
Notes
Pentium III Processor, 1.2 GHz Works No special procedure required during installation.
15 SXGA+ TFT Display 1600x1200
Works Select Generic LCD Display in Installer
NVidia GeForce2 Go Works If external VGA -connection is needed, then NVidia driver req'd, otherwise generic driver is ok.
512MB, SDRAM, 2DIMMs Works No special procedure required during installation
40 GB Ultra ATA Hard Drive Works No special procedure required during installation
Modular Floppy Drive Works No special procedure required during installation
Integrated Network Card Works No special procedure required during installation
Internal 56k Modem Not tested
(No special need for a modem)
CD-RW/DVD Combo Drive Works No special procedure required during installation
(No internal WiFi card)


Lithium-Ion Battery Works No special procedure required during installation
Sound Card Works

No special procedure required if using Kernel 2.6.x.

This laptop is operating under Kernel version [Kernel version number which you are using]

Basic Installation of Ubuntu:
Setting up additional features for [Linux Distribution]
Unresolved issues
Configuration Files
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