[Gllug] ubuntu +1

Richard Turner richard at zygous.co.uk
Tue Jun 19 09:30:16 UTC 2007

On Mon, 2007-06-18 at 10:31 +0100, Martin A. Brooks wrote:
> Last night I attempted to install Ubuntu 7.04 on an Acer Ferrari 4000 
> series laptop.  This laptop has lots and lots of whacky hardware in that 
> has thwarted many a Linux installer in the past.
> Ubuntu got it all right first time in about 3 clicks.  Wireless, 3D, 
> bluetooth, my odd USB gaming mouse, the lot.
> I'm very impressed.

I think this is where it really shines. Linux is Linux, so if the
hardware is supported, given enough effort, one can get it all working
eventually. I've found that Ubuntu has, for me, greatly reduced that
amount of time - loads of stuff Just Works, which is great!


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