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Getting Started With Linux: Fine-Tuning Your Hardware

Mar 07, 2011, 15:04 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Whitson Gordon, Kevin Purdy)

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"On some systems, Ubuntu and other Linux systems will install as if they they had always been right there on your system. Other times, there’s a piece missing. Here’s how to patch up the last piece (or two) of your system if not everything’s working right off.

"The Biggie: Get Wi-Fi Working

"You might load in an Ubuntu CD or USB drive and have your Wi-Fi working right away, as if it was built for this Linux stuff. Or you might spend an annoying bit of time searching out Windows drivers and re-jiggering them for Linux use. It’s hard to tell, but it’s very annoying to encounter Wi-Fi problems right offâ€"since, you know, you can’t go online to find a solution, or download the right fixes."

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