I got one of these for my wife before xmas. Unfortunately it's running
Windows, but when I use it, I boot from a Fedora 8 flash disk I have
and X worked perfectly.
slaine at slaine.org
On 10 Apr 2008, at 19:03, Conor Daly wrote:
> So, I got my new Dell Vostro 1000 laptop (EUR480) with 2GHz, 1Gb,
> 80Gb. I
> videoed the refusal of the MS XP EULA with the intention of
> returning the
> software for a refund. Then I installed a quick RHEL5 'cos I had a
> handy. Couldn't get X going. Downloaded a Ubuntu live CD (7.1 I
> and booted from that. X starts but I get a screen that looks like
> interlaced and out of sync.
>> It has a Radeon RS482 Xpress 200 card with a 15" widescreen LCD.
> is using the radeon driver. I haven't tried the ATI driver and would
> prefer to use the free one if poss. Anyone had any luck with this
>> I'll grab logs and stuff in a bit.
> Conor Daly <conor.daly at cod.homelinux.org>
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