Last edited by beachboy2; at Of course, the inclusion of an optical drive is a huge plus in this size of notebook. Unfortunately it seems Dell has pulled the m from their lineup on the Canadian site, hopefully to be replaced by another ultraportable though most likely only to be replaced by the XPS M Finally, I would have enjoyed some sort of a lighting option when it came to the keys. If it is not in the man pages or the how-to’s this is the place! This is a long term edition with 5 years support. We intentionally show more ads when an adblocker is used.

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It may not be worth it, so try Zorin Lite first with MB. Find More Posts by leahjane. Wireless I opted for inspron Intel Pro Wireless chipset, which offers Make sure to select Beginning for the location of each partition. If it is not in the man pages or the how-to’s this is the place! Then download the broadcom drivers and make an rpm and install and configure a bunch of 710.

Dell homepage Dell notebook section. One thing that very much impressed me is the hinge — it feels very sturdy, and the range of motion… Well, very impressive. This weight is typical for 70m big tablets, subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles with a inch display-diagonal. Starting with the design, plain pretty much sums up the Inspiron m. Help with Dell TrueMobile wlan adapter on Dell inspiron with suse8.


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BB code is On. Inspigon, details like letters are bigger. For example — I can easily burn a DVD while listening to music, surfing the web and chatting on MSN and still experience no noticeable slowdown. I find the connector between the cord coming from the outlet and the adapter itself to be a bit odd, but inpiron is made up by the very handy rubber strap that can be used to tie the whole deal together.

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Are you new sell LinuxQuestions. Can anyone tell me which distro I need and point me to some very simple instructions for doing it?

The worst offenders here are the comma, period and question mark keys, as well as the arrow keys. We show the least amount of ads whenever possible. When and how purchased I bought the Inspiron m online at Dell.

I suggest edll you download and burn to DVD: I opted for the Intel Pro Wireless chipset, which offers Linux – Newbie This Linux forum is for members that are new to Linux.

Dells have Broadcom wifi cards in them. You can purchase extra memory if you wish 2GB max.

The included Intel Wireless application is clean and straightforward and is one of the nicest I have ever used. I was looking for something small and portable that I could carry with me at all times if necessary.


Dell has not updated 710, system’s components, however, and its competitors offer more features for the money. Finally, I would have enjoyed some sort of a lighting option when it came to the keys.

By updated, I mean that the white styling around the keyboard has been replaced with a pure inspidon and in my opinion, better looking bezel.

They hope these examples will help you to get a better understanding of the Linux system and that you feel encouraged to try out things on your own. Zorin, which is also supported for 5 years: I find that I can leave the AC adapter at home, throw my m into its case and leave the house for a few hours or a night without having to worry about it conking out before I return.

Intel or Atheros cards work out-of-the-box, since the drivers come with the linux kernel. Unfortunately my camera is terrible at low light pictures, but the screen bleeds light only a little — though from both the top and bottom. Note that registered members see ispiron ads, and ContentLink is completely disabled once you log in. Just starting out and have a question?

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