Like to know what exactly we have done by following those steps? I installed ubuntu 9. However, being an extremely new Ubuntu user, I don’t know what you mean by: Sign up using Facebook. I looked up your CPU:
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Please keep this field empty: Thanks, Bridge Logic System http: Some disto’s let you run in ram on boot with an option like toram or such. Linux – Laptop and Netbook Having a problem installing or configuring Linux on your laptop?
In coompaq that will assist us in making a suggestion for which distro you could run on your pc. This solution by mark has worked for me it solved my problem i’m sure it will solve your sound problem too plz do reply after it solves yur problem 1.
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The battery also keeps discharging even when the computer is shut down. Originally Posted by silverbirch. Yes you can use a USB to install with assuming that the notebook will boot from it, you can use unetbootin to do that.
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It is performing very well, so i think it was llnux KDE desk top that was making it sluggish. I’ve tended pinux use Pclos because it’s really upgradeable, but open to suggestions. I have presario CQ40 with Visa home, I installed linux ubantu but sound card is not working when i start to play a song it atomatically logout and asks for relogin? You can’t go wrong with a Debian based distribution that doesn’t have systemd: If just surf the web, play music or video and occasionally write something or use a spreadsheet, I’d go with Lubuntu lubuntu.
I couldn t find sound and video drivers for ubuntu wich works in my presario cq la. I think that even if you try Lubuntu, it might be too heavy for your machine but you might try. I couldn’t imagine using Vista which it was preinstalled with.
I have it installed on both machines as a “frugal install” in its own folder on the partition on the hard drive I use for all Puppies. If you don’t mind the system being slow, then its OK.
I would not try and install Compas on that machine – unless you want to upgrade the RAM.
I have installed Ubuntu on a machine that has less specifications than yours, and it works.