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Old 08-24-2005, 03:01 PM   #1
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Ubuntu on an acer 290 travelmate

Theres no way ubuntu works out the box atleast on my laptop it has not i have no net access nothing.. just a pretty gui theres no way to log on to the net nothing

as for what is in my laptop
Realtek RTL8139 Family PCI Fast Ethernet NIC
1394 Net Adapter via ochi 1394 host controller
Intel(R) PRO/Wireless LAN 2100 3B Mini PCI Adapter
Pcmcia ENE CB1410 card bus controller
Agere Systems AC'97modem
SMSC IrCC (Infrared Communications Controller)
RealTek AC'97audio
Intel Extream Graphics

These are two i downloaded from ubuntu's website

2.8G Install/live DVD for Intel x86 computers
Install CD for Intel x86 computers
Old 08-24-2005, 08:20 PM   #2
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Everyone has answers for all the other problems yet with 21 views no one can offer no help here...
Old 08-31-2005, 05:01 AM   #3
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I'm on an Ubuntu TravelMate 290 as I speak. Networking works out of the box. Just entered the necessary details for my wlan-connection during install.

Maybe I can help you if you told me how you connect to the internet...

"System -> Administration -> Networking" is a good place to start, though.


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