Visit the following links: Thanks for the great write up, Mike. I couldn’t figure out how to get my Palm Pilot hooked up. I can modify this page and my config to make use of the proper settings. It might come in very handy if you ever need to return the laptop to it’s original condition. Great Installation, and both versions worked great.

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As soon as things settle down I’ll post more on what I did here.

For more advanced trainees it can be a desktop reference, and a collection of the base knowledge needed to proceed with system and network administration.

Normally folks download an iso file.

My new Ubuntu-flavoured ThinkPad is computing heaven

In fact, Ubuntu allows you to add programs from unapproved third parties with the same Software Centre, and hooks those programs up to its automatic updater. I used a Knoppix cd instead of just using the standard Gentoo cd because my cd burner wasn’t working.

Your laptop is upgradeable to 1G but they aren’t selling at crucial. It weights g without the rear battery and g with it.

I prefer the older Debian based versions. If you’d like to contribute content, let us know. Show 25 25 50 All. From that thinlpad I’d be left with an X configuration which would hang my machine, even after manually tweaking resolution, chipset, etc. The implementation of a workaround found in 12000 support forum does the job replacement of a usb kernel module by another one, don’t nail me on the details After powering off, the next boot would involve the lengthy check process.


please recommend linux version for old IBM Thinkpad

The only thing holding me back from upgrading are the This forum is for you. Necro post This came up on google search while I was looking for certain upgrade options on this IBM T23 laptop that is upgraded as far as it can go.

Now, it worth noting a few things. Still a lot of drivers missing. hhinkpad

Ubuntu Linux now on my new Thinkpad T43p: Wow!

Here are my experiences fhinkpad a usage for a few months. Slackware, MX 18 Posts: For a week or two I did a lot of mis-mousing and mis-typing as I learned where Ubuntu’s equivalents to MacOS commands were.

My next laptop will probably follow your example, thanks to this post. Is it possible to have it work like an iBook, automatically sleeping when closed and waking when opened?

Just remember to use the kernel update rpm because the stock kernel that comes with 8. Eddy, I do not plan to buy any new hardware for that obsolete laptop. Nipple doesn’t work at all in 8; it worked on 7. Share your knowledge at the LQ Wiki. Start up defrag and let it do its thing. So if trying Puppy.


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Runs great, I had to do thikpad little adjustments but nothing too complicated to get everything working Modem. If you just buy 4 cores without looking you get often just 4 threads and you do not win much. By joining our community you will have the ability to post topics, receive our newsletter, use the advanced search, subscribe to threads and access many other special features.

,andrake, all of them were downloaded, then after English was selected, all were removed and English loaded again.

Don’t create any linux partitions yet, just resize the NTFS partition. While you’re at it you can check the device manager to find out what hardware is in the system. View LQ Wiki Contributions. Open Source Consulting Domain Registration.