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Old 05-03-2008, 05:44 AM   #1
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Installing Ubuntu 7.10 On Thinkpad T61P

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Installing Ubuntu 7.10 On Thinkpad T61P

I have installed Ubuntu 6.06, 6.10, 7.04, and 7.10 on an Acer Laptop (Travelmate 630) and an Acer Pentium IV (pre-Threaded) desktop. The desktop was purchased about four years ago, but is new enough to have native USB 2.0.

These installations were simple compared to installing Ubuntu on a Thinkpad T61p, and I believe the advanced NVIDIA graphics is the reason the installation was so difficult. Given this was an employer-purchased laptop that came through with Windows XP, I first needed to preserve Lenovo's extensive Windows tools that come with their pre-installed Windows Thinkpad models.


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