[nSLUG] Installation problems, Fedora 18
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Tue Jul 2 14:02:25 ADT 2013
> From: Frank Geitzler <frank.geitzler at ns.sympatico.ca>
>To: Nova Scotia Linux User Group <nslug at nslug.ns.ca>
>Sent: Tuesday, July 2, 2013 11:24:49 AM
>Subject: Re: [nSLUG] Installation problems, Fedora 18
>DistroWatch (http://distrowatch.com/) has tons of live CD/DVD installations if you want to try a few.
>On Tue, 2013-07-02 at 10:58 -0300, Vlado Keselj wrote:
>> Hi Frank,
>> Good idea! Thank you. I will will try some more Live installations.
>> Fedora 19 is out today, I will probably start with it.
>Vlado, I plan to be at NSLUG on the 9th, and will bring along the live
>DVD I mentioned before, as well as the LIVE DVD from the previous issue
>of the same magazine, which has the following Linux releases: Ubuntu
>12.10, Qubes OS, wattOS R6, and Arch Linux 2012.09.07. You are welcome
>to try them out.
>> I wish there was a
>> web page with different hardware configurations and distributions that
>> people managed to install on them.
>Good idea. Perhaps if you record your successes (and difficulties) with
>what you are trying right now, someone else might pick that information
>up and add to it.
>> On Tue, 2 Jul 2013, Frank Geitzler wrote:
>> > On Tue, 2013-07-02 at 08:02 -0300, Vlado Keselj wrote:
>> > > Hi,
>> > >
>> > > I am trying to install Fedora 18 on a new desktop (h8-1513cb HP Pavilion,
>> > > from Costco). After solving Windows 8 "Secure boot" problem, it seems
>> > > that built-in Ethernet is not recognized and the display is shifted (a
>> > > right part appears on the left side).
>> > >
>> > > Has anyone had similar problems? Do you have any recommendations about a
>> > > good Linux distribution for new hardware?
>> > >
>> > Vlado, I can't speak from a great deal of experience, having only
>> > installed Ubuntu, but would it be worth your time to obtain 'live'
>> > installation CDs or DVDs of other Linux distros, and experiment with
>> > them to see how they perform with your new hardware, before actually
>> > installing them? You should be able to boot the system from the 'live'
>> > CD, and test everything out, without actually going to the trouble of
>> > repartitioning, formatting, etc. Incidentally, several magazines have
>> > 'live' DVDs in them -I purchased the latest 'UBUNTU user' magazine last
>> > week (about $20. at Chapters) and it has a DVD which includes version
>> > 12.04 of Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Xubuntu, Mythbuntu, and Linux Mint 14. I
>> > noticed 'Linux User' on the shelf as well, but didn't have time to look
>> > at it at the time.
>> > Frank Geitzler
>> > > Thanks,
>> > > Vlado
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