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Re: A suggestion

Thank you for the reply.
I will try Lenny on Dell. surely.

And also thank you for the mail ID - debian-user@lists.debian.org
I was totally unaware of it.


Ravi Krishnan Unni

On 3/29/08, sean finney <seanius@debian.org> wrote:
> hi there,
> On Friday 28 March 2008 04:32:49 pm Unni wrote:
> > The latest problem I am experiencing is that I have a recently
> > purchased Dell Inspiron 1420 laptop and I tried installing debian etch
> > in it. Most of the drivers were not detected like display, audio,
> > modem etc. I tried posting my problem in LQ but didnt get a result to
> > solve my problem. But I saw Dell recomending ubuntu for the same
> > machine. I tried it and with satisfacoty result. But, I think ubuntu
> > doesnt provide necessary packages for development in its bacis CD.
> > Even I cant use Xwindows programming in it. I have the full CD set of
> > Etch. And I wanted it to work well.
> you may also want to try the current testing distribution of debian, which
> is
> generally quite stable and features much newer software and better hardware
> support.
> also, for questions like this, the best place to ask is not LQ nor this
> mailing list, but instead debian-user@lists.debian.org (or in the irc
> channel
> #debian-user on oftc)
> 	sean


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