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Month: September 2011

Trinity on newer Dell

From: Peter Laws <plaws@...>
Date: Mon, 12 Sep 2011 11:43:59 -0500
Haven't been having luck with a new Dell Precision T5500n (2 x dualcore 
"E5503" and 12 GB RAM).

The problem seems to be the ATI FirePro V7800 card.

I can install Ubuntu Natty on it no problem.

However, when I try to load the preconfigured Trinity/Maverick disc, I get 
the little "keyboard = human" screen and can escape to the menu, but when I 
try to "try Kubuntu without installing" I get the Kubuntu logo with the 
progress dots ... then nothing.

In fact, nothing with the monitor icon indicating that the display lost the 

Can I install the Trinity packages onto an Ubuntu Natty installation instead?


Peter Laws / N5UWY
National Weather Center / Network Operations Center
University of Oklahoma Information Technology
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