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Installing Ubuntu 5.04 (Hoary Hedgehog) on Dell Inspiron 8600

Last updated: 13th April 2005

General Hardware Specifications of Inspiron 8600:

Hardware Components
Status under Linux
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Pentium M (Centrino/Dothan) 1.6GHz Works No special procedure required during installation.
15.4" WSXGA+ (1680 x 1050) Works No special procedure required during installation.
nVidia NV34 64MB (GeForce FX Go 5200) Works No special procedure required during installation.
512MB PC2700 Works No special procedure required during installation
Hitachi, 60GB, 7200rpm Works No special procedure required during installation
10/100 Broadcom NIC Works No special procedure required during installation
59 WHr Lithium-Ion Battery Works No special procedure required during installation
Intel AC'97 Works No special procedure required during installation
Synaptics Touch Pad Works No special procedure required during installation
Intel Wireless/Pro2200 b+g Works: keep WEP key handy for installation No special procedure required during installation
24x CD-RW/DVD Combo Drive Works: CD-writing & DVD reading untested No special procedure required during installation
Internal 56k Modem Not tested No special procedure required during installation

This laptop is operating under Kernel version 2.6.10

Basic Installation of Ubuntu 5.04 (Hoary Hedgehog):
Setting up additional features for Ubuntu 5.04
Unresolved issues
Configuration Files
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