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Re: Fedora and Dell Vostro

On Tue, 2009-04-07 at 14:23 -0400, Paul W. Frields wrote:
> 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.
> > >

> > 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.
now if we could get xrandr up to 1.3 (I think it's still hanging at
1.2.3), I could conceivably get virtual scrolling back.


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