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One of the "problems" with Linux when I first tried it many. In this particular case, both of the packages you need aren't pre-installed so they must be downloaded from the internet. Top pcpunk Level 5 Posts: 709 Joined: Sun Jun 15, 2014 1:44 pm Location: Florida Re: Mint13-32bit Install Acer Aspire 3000 Quote Postby pcpunk » Mon Apr 20, 2015 7:34 pm Back to top #3 NickAu NickAu Bleepin' Defenestraphobic Moderator 8,847 posts ONLINE Gender:Male Location: Australia Posted 07 March 2015 - 11:55 PM which you can't do since you're running click site

Edited by pcpunk, 08 March 2015 - 03:51 PM. If you need to boot in "Compatibility mode" that may be a graphics driver issue rather than Broadcom. This issue won't occur on a normal installation. snowpine View Public Profile View LQ Blog View Review Entries View HCL Entries Find More Posts by snowpine 07-19-2013, 10:00 PM #5 k3lt01 Senior Member Registered: Feb 2011 Location: http://askubuntu.com/questions/470762/driver-wireless-network-card-acer-aspire-3000

Apart from that the only real thing I see holding it back is the size of the hard drive but with a 10 GB /, a 2 GB swap, you still Join Date Jan 2007 Posts 8 Hi, Dark_Stang, thanks for you help. Sharing folders you would need to set up sharing on windows and install Samba on your Linux machine. Attached is a screen shot.

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  2. It handles all the pain in the ass wine configuration, and even installs the right wine system for the application.
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  6. Are there any general conventions and rules that one can learn and follow that apply to all distros so I know what the heck I'm looking at on all these sites?
  7. I'm not exactly sure how to go about installing a graphics driver.

Wait, I found the driver BCM4318 as seen by using command lspci -vvnn | grep 14e4 but don't know what to download for Mint: b43driver Opensource, second on list:https://help.ubuntu.com/community/WifiDocs/Driver/bcm43xx And You may want some more memory for it though. Linux - Ubuntu 16.04 LTS 64bit. I've searched for a Linux compatible version of this driver but to no avail.

I don't know what I am doing wrong. [email protected] ~ $ sudo apt-get clean Edited by pcpunk, 10 March 2015 - 04:31 PM. Office Suite Alternatives? [Software] by Jan Janowski345. Tell me this, when I was installing...at the end of ext4, formatting and choosing root, home and swap...the installer reverts to highlight /dev/sda I believe, at the top.

I've never used nor examined compatibility mode myself, but my assumption was that it was essentially the same as adding "nomodeset" to the boot parameters. Wife getting new laptop..... Your name or email address: Do you already have an account? In the terminal type "sudo apt-get clean".

Same steps for the Home partition, but mount point will be "/home". http://www.linuxquestions.org/questions/linux-newbie-8/best-linux-distro-for-an-old-acer-aspire-3000-laptop-4175470263/ This will delete all packages from your apt cache.Notes: - Don't run "sudo apt-get update" on the live-dvd you are using to download the drivers; the 2 systems must have identical Please add [SOLVED] to your thread if a solution is found. Acually, I still have the two 256MB sticks I took out of this one floating around somewhere.

to driving an 18 wheeler. get redirected here I will discorage you to download and isntall Ubuntu. Not the answer you're looking for? The installer just kept running and the dialogue box showed nothing, and, the fan was running on High?

Looks like it may have solutions to touchpad/mouse problems and possibly improve performance of SiS graphics card. Username Forum Password I've forgotten my password Remember me This is not recommended for shared computers Sign in anonymously Don't add me to the active users list Privacy Policy

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Though in his case, one of the posters may be right, 17.1 was designed to work on old computers as well as newer ones. One does not need to do this when choosing Compatibility Mode right, so this won't help right? Ubuntu Ubuntu Insights Planet Ubuntu Activity Page Please read before SSO login Advanced Search Forum The Ubuntu Forum Community Ubuntu Official Flavours Support Hardware [ubuntu] Display issues on Aspire 3000 Results

So it is up to us to educate ourself to solve the needs that we have.

Was also liking to have another distro around to help out others. If they were on your (no longer existing) Mate 13 install, hold off on those until you install it again. You won't have that issue with a normal installation. Are you new to LinuxQuestions.org?

I downloaded the .tar files to usb on working computer and installed as per their instructions. Is that what you did?Regarding your other errors -- I'm not sure what's causing them and I'm also not clear on which install attempt those happened on. Cat Proud Linux Mint user since 2009 Top catilley1092 Level 1 Posts: 45 Joined: Tue Mar 08, 2011 12:51 pm Re: Mint13-32bit Install Acer Aspire 3000 Quote Postby catilley1092 » Mon my review here Top pcpunk Level 5 Posts: 709 Joined: Sun Jun 15, 2014 1:44 pm Location: Florida Re: Mint13-32bit Install Acer Aspire 3000 Quote Postby pcpunk » Thu Apr 23, 2015 2:48 am

Try it out yourself and see if any of those links have ideas you have not already tried. Thanks a lot! Excess energy from my off grid system SEO Impact on presenting User details without login How to edit a large shapefile in QGIS? I see in youtube stuff that root / should be highlighted when clicking Install on dual boots.

This will delete all packages from your apt cache. Another option that I think is really good if you really want to learn Linux is Slackware, the oldest Linux distribution still being used. If the packages aren't already on the system it will download them first.