[Wolves] Ubuntu: Reconfiguring hardware

Baza baza at themauvezone.fsnet.co.uk
Sun Dec 5 19:53:43 GMT 2004

On 5/12/04 1:49 pm, "Jono Bacon" <jono at jonobacon.org> wrote:

> Hi all,
> For my dads christmas present this year, I want to solve the utter hell
> he is having with Windows and install Linux on his computer. My question
> is this, I was considering buying him a 30GB hard drive and then
> installing Ubuntu on it on my own computer. Is it possible to then take
> the hard drive, shove it in his computer and have it automatically
> detect hardware and configure the system?
> If this is not possible, I will just install it on his PC while I am there.

In the spirit of experiment I've just done this on a spare 20gig IDE drive
and put it in my Dell Dimension 2400, and bugger me, it worked. All I had to
do was get X11 working for the flat panel, oh yeah, the internal don't work,
no wows there though.


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