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by dlaval
Thu Feb 28, 2019 10:13 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: mint 19 on DV2700
Replies: 0
Views: 136

mint 19 on DV2700

After many frustrating newbie weeks trying to install Linux on a HP Pavilion DV2700, I finally succeded . From what I read on community forum the nVidia GeForce 7150M/nForce 630M in there will not work with Linux 19. For the benefit of others having the same difficulty, thanks to Ask Ubuntu and othe...
by dlaval
Wed Feb 27, 2019 6:47 pm
Forum: Open chat
Topic: List Known Laptops that can support Linux Mint
Replies: 146
Views: 75102

Re: List Known Laptops that can support Linux Mint

http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/product?product=3559543&lc=en&cc=us&dlc=en&lang=en&cc=us My laptop (HP Pavilion Dv2700 series) is ideal if you want to run a GNU/Linux distro out of the box. Vista didn't work properly, so what I intended to be a dual boot quickly became Ubuntu-only, then Mint. I ...
by dlaval
Tue May 30, 2017 3:30 pm
Forum: Wireless
Topic: compaq Presario with Mint 17 Mate - wifi problem
Replies: 5
Views: 1640

Re: compaq Presario with Mint 17 Mate - wifi problem

I had the same difficulty after installing Linux Sarah on a Presario V2000. Following the instructions given by tamgram in a preceeding post, the wifi came up immidiately after re-booting. I note that tamgran has not been active recently. http://linux-bsd-sharing.blogspot.com/2012/03/howto-enabling-...

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