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If that is true, I think you need to look through Distrowatch to find a distro that will play nice with what you have got. Every distro will do, as long as you use a lightweight WM Kind regards.

Linux on Dell Inspiron 1501

I’ve been using Windows since 3. With 2 or 3 or more to start out, you can boot on each DVD and run that distro in “live mode” so that you get a pretty reasonable test drive of what it will be like, and you can determine if it detects and uses your system hardware 15011 sound and wireless.

Im about to try it with Devian 6.

If you’d like to contribute content, let us know. It’s one thing to “show” a trainee in a show-and-tell kind of way where he’ll pick up the jargon along the inspiiron. You are logged into reality as ‘root’ logging in as ‘insane’ is the only safe option.


He is quite knowledgeable so would be of great help. Join our community today! Slackware offers an xfce option which I like.

Dell Inspiron 1501

DistroWatch has a “Top ” list that is a good starting point to look around and where you’ll find the most common distros. Use the cutter above if you feel it will work, however if it doesn’t just copy all of the files for your card into a brand new directory I’ll put the commands below.

Onspiron versions of the Inspiron include the Dell inapiron The above worked for me on Peppermint 4. Dell Inspiron which Linux?

Dell Inspiron [Linux Laptop Wiki]

By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie PolicyPrivacy Policyand our Terms of Service. You have to use the “burn image” feature on your DVD burning software to burn the Linux. CptCharis and wizardfromoz like this.

Posted 23 May – Ask Ubuntu works best with JavaScript enabled. This book contains many real life examples derived from the author’s experience as a Linux system and network administrator, trainer and consultant.


Farmer 81 1 2. However, I have worked around this. Linux, in contrast, is simpler to follow than it was when I tried Mandrake a long time ago. I rebooted after and presto, wireless working. Several functions may not work. The general info of windows tells me that the processor is running at Mhz but i dont trust windows for anything hehehe.

upgrade – No Wireless with Dell Inspiron – Ask Ubuntu

The Number Of The Beast. Welcome to Our Community While Linux. Any advice on a suitable Linux distro to prolong its active life would be welcome. I would say to avoid bloatware, and do not be ambitious about gaming. Registration is quick, simple and absolutely free.

For the hard drive in the Inspiron to be detected while installing Linux, you will likely need to use the boot parameter ‘all-generic-ide’. Are you planning to install Linux only?