I see that no one has an answer to your questions. I have built, and
rebuild, several computers and have never had any problem terrible
problems getting Ubuntu working. I think as long as you stay away from
cutting edge technology you shouldn't have a problem, but then what do
I know LOL.
On 12/8/07, Dave M <DaveM@mich.com> wrote:
> I am thinking about upgrading my systems and have been looking at new
> motherboards. A very confusing task! I am currently running V6.06LTS and
> would like to stick with the LTS release (if possible).
> The primary use of these systems is for recording/editing and playback of
> multimedia. Here is my wish list:
> All-in-one MicroATX form factor.
> Open source drivers.
> Intel Duo Core (3Ghz)
> 1066Mhz FSB (or 1333Mhz FSB)
> 2Gb Memory
> Audio (S/PDIF input would be nice)
> Video (no gaming but need good DVD/Streaming video capability)
> I would like to avoid downloading and compiling drivers. I am looking for
> suggestions as to what motherboards work and what ones I should avoid.
> I usually go for Intel when I can. But it looks like their current crop of
> all-in-one MB's use the AGP3100 video chip and a PATA chip that is not yet
> supported by Ubuntu.
> If I cant find a MB with a supported video chip, what would be a good
> choice for a video card?
> Dave M
> Dave M
> Davem (at) Mich (dot) Com
> Ann Arbor, Mich. USA
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