Find More Posts by cockblocker. Fri Mar 28, 2: It was put away a long time ago because the hdd stopped working. Presario , Fedora 1 and Kernel 2. I have been getting around 3: One caveat is that when I first tried this driver, it hung the computer.

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Registration is quick, simple and absolutely free. Mar 28, Posts: Linux – Laptop and Netbook Having a problem installing or configuring Linux on your laptop? Find More Posts by cockblocker. Installing CD player to an amplifier.

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Compaq Presario 1200 XL-111 Laptop Computer

When I tried using a 2. Laptops I considered when shopping were as follows: Finally full size backspace to correct my usual typos! The CPU heatsink is made completely of copper, which is good. The Compaq Presario CQ56 has been designed with you in mind.

Compaq Presario vz Review (pics, specs)

Steganos Security – protection for passwords etc. Open Source Consulting Domain Registration. See Pictures For System Internals! Really helpful for newbies.


A great laptop for casual computing. Screens for this series are notable for their banding and white edges which appear more evident as the machine ages, the backlight at the sides clearly visible. In theory, the machine should use the UHCI drivers. April Learn how and when to remove this template message. Introduction to Linux – A Hands on Guide Cmopaq guide was created as an overview of the Linux Operating System, geared toward new users as an exploration tour and getting started guide, with exercises at the end of each chapter.

The sound, on the other hand, presents the need for compromises under Linux, and the modem and USB ports also present challenges. You can check ATI website for detail about this chipset.

Compaq Presario 1200 and Linux compatibility

I couldn’t really figure out why it was breaking, since it appeared to pvmcia an environment variable that the script believed was set incorrectly, so I performed some ugly excisions of code that’s not needed on my network, removed some conditionals, and got it working again.

I use PowerDVD and all the multimedia keys provided on the keyboard work for it. These later models are often noted for having a silver display lid pcjcia of the original black lid. Heatsink view larger image The CPU heatsink is made completely of copper, which is good. Operating System Edition see all.


My criteria for a new notebook was as follows: Bottom view of covers on laptop xompaq larger image. Now cardmgr still gives me a nasty “Card service release doesnt match” Troublesome on older versions. Currently using my lappy since my desktop overheated and I took it apart and cleaned it out in preparation for some sound dampening material and a volcano 9 cooler.

Show only see all. I am posting here as its mainly Linux is the issue.

It provides very nice treble, good tonal quality, and there is even a hint of bass. Got one to sell? I do not feel heat is a problem with this laptop.