[FredLUG] Re: half the night of sleep
stickster at gmail.com
Fri Apr 2 18:38:27 EDT 2010
On Fri, Apr 2, 2010 at 6:29 PM, Bradford Abbott
<bradfordleeabbott at gmail.com> wrote:
> Yes, I have just jumped on after work (this ubuntu had me excited) and
> I am not sure if i searched correctly for hardware drivers (i.e. an
> internet search) but it claims I do not have proprietary anything
> I may have to reboot in windows to get some driver info off my laptop.
> but first i will try to find it on the web while in linux-land.
> man i cannot wait. i envision myself ten years from now operating
> completely in open source o.s.
> o.k. i will stop gushing with my new excitement.
> lets start tackling some serious tech things. (keep in mind i want to
> maintain my slightly smart-hobbiest status)
> hp pavillion n5425 if you are curious. i maxed the ram. haven't
> checked the disk drive yet. or plugged in a mouse yet. but expect
> greatness on all fronts.
> sorry guys. i am just super excited. this is not 1997 linux. i feel
> like i am in the future.
You should be able to do 'lspci -nn' at a terminal to see what kind of
video hardware you have -- look for the line with "VGA compatible" on
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