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where do i go to get ubuntu for my laptop? i have a dell latitude d620 Answered

on the ubuntu website i only see stuff for desktop and netbooks. i thought maybe it would be the same as the netbook but i thought i'd better ask instructables first.

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NachoMahmaBest Answer (author)2010-07-24

. http://www.ubuntu.com/desktop/get-ubuntu/download

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ok so its simply just the same as the desktop version? just to be clear

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.  There is a "netbook" version available, but you should be able to run the "desktop" version on your laptop.

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JavaNut13 (author)NachoMahma2010-07-24

I think 9.10 is better than 10.04. In 9.10 I like that it will not crash and go into 'low graphics mode' - causing me to loose all my data. The Battery indicator is far more reliable, and doesn't tell me that my laptop will hibernate if I don't charge it, even though it has at least 2 hours remaining. I initially had a problem with rhythmbox and my Walkman, and the edge scrolling' did not work out of the box either. I am using an Acer Aspire One, 1.66Ghz, 1GB memory, 250GB HDD, Dual-booting with Windows 7, 10.1" screen, Blue cover.

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frollard (author)JavaNut132010-07-24

It's linux, ymmv :D -- the newer version is generally more stable for most users, but there are exceptions.

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JavaNut13 (author)frollard2010-07-26

Well this is an exception.

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frollard (author)NachoMahma2010-07-24

Seconded. The desktop version has all the guts needed to work a laptop. (battery monitor...that's about it)

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