[SATLUG] Linux Ubuntu hardware compatibility lists

Cheryl Holmes cherylholmes72 at gmail.com
Wed Dec 2 22:41:16 CST 2009

Linux is awesome and so much better than Windoze!    Stuff generally works
in Linux, not so with Win.

I have heard a lot of good things recently abt Intrepid,  If I upgrade Mom
from Hardy to Intrepid, will she lose all her Firefox settings and
bookmarks?  She's 74 so I can't put big changes on her and she will not do
anything that messes with "her stuff."

I know Intrepid is supposed to have better wifi support too, but limited in
printer drivers and no LTS :o(.


On Wed, Dec 2, 2009 at 9:13 PM, Ed Coates <edcoates at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Wed, Dec 2, 2009 at 12:17 PM, Cheryl Holmes <cherylholmes72 at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > thank you Todd.  checking for options for Mom's PC that uses Hardy.
> Need
> > something simple preferably that will work out of the box.  This looks
> like
> > good info!  will chk it out!
> >
> > thanks again..c
> >
> Cheryl,
> I highly recommend Ubuntu 9.10.  I've got it installed on my old
> Gateway 5350 laptop (1.06 GHz Proc and 1 GB RAM) and it works great!
> Even better, the Flash Player that get installed, actually plays the
> Flash Games on Facebook.  :)
> I use a Linksys USB wireless stick and it works while same stick on
> Windows XP with service pack 3 fails to connect.  According to Cisco
> SP3 broke something and it doesn't look like Cisco plans to fix it.
> Once again, Linux to the rescue  :)
> Ed
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