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Old 11-03-2011, 12:39 PM   #1
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I am just starting to use Ubuntu 11.10. So far I have used it as a trial as a boot-able device on a laptop and love it so far. I am currently in the market for a new computer. I want to either put this OS on a netbook or a laptop, but i don't know which is the best way to go and need some advice? I just need it for practicing, but I will have files and other features as well so I need some suggestions.
 
Old 11-03-2011, 05:32 PM   #2
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Hi I dont think the regular version of Ubuntu is good/made for netbooks, there is a special version for them here
I have run all the ubuntu desktop versions on laptops they run fine with it.


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When you have them running on the laptops, did the drivers just get recognize by the system or did you have to back them up and do anything with them?
 
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I have got ubuntu 11.10 on a toashiba lappy with 11.04 everything worked straight away, I have run earlier ubuntu on dells all ran ok no problems, saying that wireless seems to be the biggest headache. Dose everything work ok from the disk you are using if so then there should be no problem on the machine. 1 thing I would say is when you install have the machine connected to internet by cable so if any drivers are needed they should get downloaded while installing.
 
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