Best Linux OS to install on IBM Thinkpadview story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – Hi Complete Linux novice here :newbie: I've installed Hardy Heron onto my mac and loved it so far (apart from flash player probs!! I'm now considering putting Ubuntu on my daughters IBM Thinkpad 2653 laptop as an alternative to windows 2000. It has a Pentium 4 1.6 ghz cpu, a 40G HD and 510 mb of RAM. The graphics card is an Ati mobilty radeon 7500. (HowTos)

[ubuntu] Wireless network is visible but disabled - how to connect?view story

http://ubuntuforums.org – Hello all, I have a weird problem that I can't find the answer for in the forums or docs. I can see the wireless network in Network Manager, but it is grayed-out and inaccessible. Other wireless networks are white and I can click on them and connect to them (or could if I knew the password). My work computer, an IBM ThinkPad T43 running Win 7, connects. (HowTos)

IBM Thinkpad 600Eview story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – I have an old IBM ThinkPad 600E my sis gave me. It has an Intell PII 400 CPU, 95 meg of ram and a 10 gig hard disk. I want to run RedHAt Fedora Core on it, but i'm not sure which versions will give good performance on this hardware. I want to run as recent a version as possible, because it i'll be using SAMBA to connect it to my windows network (my server is running Windows XP Pro). (HowTos)

xrandr doesn't do what I expect. Instead I get BadMatchview story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – I'm just getting the hang of xrandr, so it's likely that I've missed something, but I have no idea what it is. Here's my setup: Two monitors, one Thinkpad x41 laptop running at 1024x768, and another monitor running 1440x900 to the right of the laptop. Based on everything I've found online, one of the following should do let me spread a single desktop across the two monitors: (HowTos)

[ubuntu] No internet on wireless connection, but access through Ethernetview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – I'm troubleshooting a network problem for an acquaintance. He's running Lucid Netbook Edition on a Thinkpad X41. A few days ago, according to him, he suddenly couldn't get online. He was at someone else's house and using their connection with no problems, then got back to his home network and couldn't connect. (HowTos)

[openSUSE 11.3] vmware bridged networking doesn't work with wireless adapterview story

http://forums.opensuse.org – I'm trying the new openSUSE 11.3 and I got a problem: vmware workstation bridged networking (vmnet0) doesn't work with the wifi connetion (wlan0) both with linux and windows guest vm; if I use a wired connection (eth0) all work fine; with vmware nat networking (vmnet8) everything is ok both with eth0 and wlan0. (Distributions)

Cannot use network manager after a hard reset.view story

http://forums.opensuse.org – I upgraded from 11.2 to 11.3 and works great except two problems. 1. it was installed on Thinkpad W500, and its sleep mode doesn't work, the computer cannot wake up from sleep mode. (Distributions)

[ubuntu] Getting Network Manager to recognize phoneview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – Right. Details: Running 10.04 on an old Thinkpad X31. Using a Motorola i425 on Boost Mobile which shows up just fine under /dev/ttyACM0 (uses cdc_acm) and I can use kppp/wvdial just fine. However.... (HowTos)

Need help recovering data from a fried hard diskview story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – Hi. (HowTos)

Brightness indicator not showing 100% or below ~30%view story

http://crunchbanglinux.org – Lenovo Thinkpad X200sFirst of all, the screen brightness buttons (up = fn+Home, down=fn+End) function just right. No problem there. The actual brightness on my screen goes up and down as it ought to. (HowTos)