Monitor and wireless network problems when trying a live CD
I use Ubuntu, Debian and Mint but now and again I like to try out other distros by running a live CD.
Since I bought my Aspire 5336 this has become increasingly more difficult as more often than not I get a blank screen when booting up a live OS. I think I've sussed the reason for this and it does help, most of the time, with adding the command 'nomodeset' just as it is booting up.
I also get the 'no wireless connection available' with quite a few distros, which of course doesn't make it any the easier when trying to find out the reason, if you can't get on the internet.
Is this something that will improve perhaps? It won't get any easier to try to get people to try Linux out if they stumble on the first hurdle. Anyone who has never tried Linux out before will not embrace this great OS if he/she is told to start tweaking it first before they can get it to work!