[wellylug] Install Suggestions
grant at mclean.net.nz
Sun Apr 3 16:27:06 NZST 2011
On Sun, 2011-04-03 at 16:08 +1200, Bruce Hoult wrote:
> On Sun, Apr 3, 2011 at 3:25 PM, Grant McLean wrote:
> > I picked up a new desktop PC yesterday with the intention of running
> > Ubuntu Linux on it but unfortunately haven't had any success with
> > the installation. The model is HP All-In-One 200-5020A.
> A quick google only found fail stories like this:
I bow to your superior googling skills. I found nothing that even
mentioned Linux and this model of system.
> Next step: if you want that form factor then try an iMac. They run
> Linux great. And have real video
Yeah in theory the advantage of this system is price. This box was well
under half the price of a similar iMac and it seems decent enough under
Windows but if it won't run a proper OS I guess I'll have to take it
Also is there any advantage to "real video" if I don't play games? My
work machine has a decent Nvidia card and my laptop has an Intel
integrated chipset - I can't see any difference in normal use.
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