Did you know LQ has a Linux Hardware Compatibility List?
Go Back > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Laptop and Netbook
User Name
Linux - Laptop and Netbook Having a problem installing or configuring Linux on your laptop? Need help running Linux on your netbook? This forum is for you. This forum is for any topics relating to Linux and either traditional laptops or netbooks (such as the Asus EEE PC, Everex CloudBook or MSI Wind).


  Search this Thread
Old 12-14-2004, 09:20 PM   #1
Registered: Jun 2002
Distribution: Debian/Ubuntu
Posts: 56

Rep: Reputation: 15
Dell Inspiron 8600

Hi. I'm thinking of buying an Inspiron 8600 from dell. Specs would be: Pentium M 2.0ghz, Centrino Wireless 2200 (b/g), 512mb RAM, geforce fx 5200 2go. Does anyone know of any reasons I shouldn't be able to get Linux running on this machine successfully?
Old 12-15-2004, 02:45 AM   #2
Registered: Aug 2003
Location: Isles of Man & Wight
Distribution: See signature
Posts: 548

Rep: Reputation: 40
I suggest that you read:

you will have to scroll down and check on the distro that you prefer


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Bluetooth on Dell Inspiron 8600 eldoroe Linux - Laptop and Netbook 0 02-07-2005 04:59 AM
DELL Inspiron 8600 pf3016 Linux - Wireless Networking 1 01-01-2005 04:05 PM
Mandrake 10.1 on Dell Inspiron 8600 c_anindya Linux - Laptop and Netbook 1 12-17-2004 11:05 PM
which distro on Dell Inspiron 8600 c_anindya Linux - Laptop and Netbook 5 12-15-2004 03:26 AM
Dell Inspiron 8600 and Slack 9.1 oulevon Linux - Laptop and Netbook 0 12-25-2003 01:42 AM

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:01 AM.

Main Menu
Write for LQ is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration