Fedora and Dell Vostro
Paul W. Frields
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Tue Apr 7 18:23:23 UTC 2009
On Tue, Apr 07, 2009 at 10:35:30AM -0700, Konstantin Svist wrote:
> Gary Stainburn wrote:
> > Hi folks,
> > Work's finally looking to get me a new laptop. Can anyone tell me how they
> > find Dell Vostro laptops with Fedora.
> > Cheers
> > Gary
> I think Dell only sells Ubuntu on consumer machines. If you want Fedora,
> you'll need to install it yourself.
> If you go that way, try to get one with intel or amd/ati video chipset -
> nvidia is not well supported by open drivers. Other than that, pretty
> much everything else is supported.
Actually, we've made good strides for support in the "radeon" and
"nouveau" (ATI and Nvidia, respectively) open source drivers for Xorg
lately, which will be appearing in Fedora 11.
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