On Fri, 05 Nov 2010 01:57:48 +0000
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> On Thu, Nov 4, 2010 at 5:51 PM, Frank Cox <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > On Fri, 05 Nov 2010 08:12:36 +1030
> > dp wrote:
> > > Has anyone run F13 on this laptop? If so, could you indicate
> > > if vital things work ok?
> > Not a direct answer to your question, but it's my understanding
> > that Dell computers can change their components over the course of
> > time. So the Dell Adamo you buy today may not be the same as one
> > that someone bought yesterday.
> Yes components change or can be modified before it ships by the end
> user during the sale.
> It looks from what I can see that it has an Intel chipset and so
> *should* probably work without issue.
> Best to see what options it has and pay special attention to the
> chipset and then see what or how well
> the chipset may be supported by Linux. Generally speaking if the
> chipset is supported then most of the features *should* work.YMMV.
> They offer a broadband card(Dell card) and if that is of interest
> then try to find out if that is supported because I am pretty sure
> Intel is not making them, I have never had an issue with the Intel
> chipsets or wifi running on Linux though I know others have
> experienced some hiccups. Dell also had that horrible media direct
Thanks for your response.. I see that care is needed before making a
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