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Re: Fedora and Dell Vostro

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.
Vostro 1500 works fine wth F10 , i had to opt for the intel wireless otherwise they shipped broadcom(no thank you).  Also had to nuke XP (kinda fun actually) but beware the "media direct button"(i think its called) it will hose your install.
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