[rescue] Never thought I'd ask this

Mike Hebel nimitz at nimitzbrood.com
Mon Oct 22 09:12:12 CDT 2007

The steam powered teletype chattered and a message from Phil Stracchino
rolled out in a wad of paper tape...
> Chad McAuley wrote:
>> If you don't mind leaving all the stuff that comprises the
>> Ubuntu/Kubuntu/Xubuntu desktops installed, you could install one of
>> those for the base system and then install whatever GUI environment
>> you want.  Actually, you should also be able to do a Ubuntu server
>> install to get the base system loaded and then install X and
>> everything else you want from there.
> That sounds worth a try.  It should at least tell me whether it handles
> the ALi15x3 chipset properly.

I don't see why it shouldn't.

Though if you're eventually looking to get rid of it I'd be interested.

I need a simple laptop with integrated ethernet that can boot from the CD
for things like Cobalt installs, standalone router configuration, and
maybe light Ubuntu duty.

Mike Hebel
See with eyes unclouded, Think with mind uncluttered, Act with heart

More information about the rescue mailing list