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Linux on Laptops: Installing Kubuntu/Ubuntu "Dapper Drake" on Dell Inspiron 1300

Jun 20, 2006, 07:00 (0 Talkback[s])

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"Installing Ubuntu/Kubuntu on this laptop is actually far more straightforward than the existing guides suggest. Pretty-much all of the broken/unsupported features can be fixed by simply using apt-get to install a relevant package. Unless I explicitly state otherwise, please assume that installing a package is done via 'apt-get update' followed by 'apt-get install packagename'. Please also note that some packages may require the Universe and Multiverse repositories. As some of the packages in multiverse don't have proper open source licences, the Ubuntu developers warn that you should verify your eligability to install those packages, however I can't see the vast majority of users having a problem..."

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