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Old 08-16-2002, 12:34 PM   #1
Nightcast79
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Question Compaq presario 700 installation


Hi everyone!


I'm kind of new to linux, so I have a couple of questions...


Which will be the best distribution for my laptop ? easier ?


How can I configure the video card and monitor ? What information should I enter in this configuration ?


How can I set up the sound ?


Thanks a lot !
 
Old 08-17-2002, 02:55 AM   #2
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Easiest, gotta go with SuSE 8.0. Well not easiest to d/l but easiest to get going and find drivers anyway.

Video card and monitor will be setup during the install, it will probably prob them correctly, but if not, you can always specify the correct ones no problem.

Sound, same thing.

And there is a website around that will probably help you alot:
http://www.linux-laptop.net/
 
Old 08-18-2002, 01:27 AM   #3
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I have downloaded SUSE eval live 8.0, is there a diffrence with SUSE 8.0 ?

Thanks for the laste reply.
 
  


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