China Doll have posted yet another blog about the work needed to instal Ubuntu on his Dell computer.
Read about it here
It took me a few days to get it right. Didnt have any problem installing Ubuntu5.10 on my old DIY desktop pc. But the same couldnt be said about installing the newer release on my brand new Dell. There were unpleasant surprises and frustrating moments:
Getting the Ubuntu6.06 LiveCD to run was easy it probably didnt load any exotic video driver even when it was not actually running in Safe Graphic mode. Installing it on my harddisk was entirely a different matter.