Ubuntu Linux: The Easy Installation Guide
Dec 18, 2008, 16:33 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Scott Spanbauer, Robert Strohmeyer)
"And most of us take for granted that the OS will include
drivers to handle crucial hardware devices such as graphics cards
and wireless networking controllers.
"For would-be Linux adopters, these and other system
configuration complexities are make-or-break issues. Fortunately,
most potential hassles are easy to overcome with a little know-how.
A few--including the secret to enabling the dazzling Compiz Fusion
3D window manager--reveal the advanced features and customizability
that set Linux apart from Windows and Mac OS X. Though it is
impractical to try to offer a solution to every conceivable
installation snafu in a single article, we will tackle some of the
most common problems that plague newcomers and veteran Ubuntu