Linux on Laptop

After picking up a new Linux distribution, I thought I may as well give it another try on my laptop (Dell Inspiron 8600). Started off with with the new Knoppix, but then decided to use Kanotix BugHunter 4 instead, as that already includes KDE 3.2.1. After a lot of twiddling, I now seem to have everything working (Kernel 2.6.4, Bluetooth mouse, correct resolution (1680×1050), 3D acceleration (including fgl_glxgears which had always given me an “Error: cannot get fbconfig.”), wireless lan (using ndiswrapper 0.6)). Phew!

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