[nSLUG] Dell Inspiron 1525N w/ Ubuntu 8.04?

Ben Armstrong synrg at sanctuary.nslug.ns.ca
Wed Aug 13 13:01:38 ADT 2008


On Wed, 13 Aug 2008 03:00:28 -0700 (PDT)
Luke Gavel <fidomail2002 at yahoo.ca> wrote:

> I'm thinking of getting a ubuntu laptop from dell.ca.  It's about $579.00, and my primary goal is to have something handy to doodle with scripts in front of my TV downstairs.  Has anyone had good experiences with dell ubuntu laptops?  Is it even a good idea?  What's better?

I recently recommended this model to a friend and installed Ubuntu 8.04
on it successfully.  The only glitch is that Suspend (suspend-to-ram)
doesn't seem to work properly.  It goes to sleep but never wakes up, so
we need to do a hard reboot if that happens.  Hibernate
(suspend-to-disk) is fine.

Ben
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