Basically, is there any way short of getting a new cd drive to get a linux OS on this laptop. If I just get the connector and not the caddy, would it still work, or should I be better safe than sorry and buy them both? Open Source Consulting Domain Registration. It did have mb of ram. Find More Posts by krome. Here’s some reading material: This book contains many real life examples derived from the author’s experience as a Linux system and network administrator, trainer and consultant.

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Dell Laptop Repair Service Center. I like Fedora 11 best so I went with that. The USB is 1. That just might be the ticket.


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Ok, I have found a solution to my problem. There is no update to allow this computer to boot from usb so I’m kind of stuck.

Note that registered members see fewer ads, and ContentLink is completely disabled once you log in. I will look into getting patitude of those nifty cables and then trying out one of the scripts you mentioned. Linux – Laptop and Netbook Having a problem installing or configuring Linux on your laptop? Find More Posts by hw-tph. Join our community today! This is not an ubuntu specific question so I hope it is ok to submit it here.

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When it’s done and tested in the VM simply move the hard disk back to the laptop and off latitudw go. I read that you could boot over lan or a network, but I don’t know the first thing about remote booting or booting from a different location. Thanks in advance for answering my thread.

Because I want to warn you against installing Xubuntu llatitude that machine. BB code is On. You are probably right about xubuntu.

Dell Latitude CPx J A modular HDD works fine, but you’ll have to remove the CD drive, the floppy works well using the parallel cable. Stupid Dell Latitude won’t boot from usb.

So I have a hdd loaded with Fedora that I cannot plug into the laptop.