[PLUG] Linux OS on Compaq 3070tu

Pushparajan V vprajan at gmail.com
Thu Dec 21 13:34:41 IST 2006

On 12/13/06, Vikrant Birajdar <vikrant.vb at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi All,
> I have bought HP Compaq 3070tu laptop, and now i want to install some
> good Linux OS on it,
> I tried Fedora 5 and Suse 10, but both OS doesnt seems to be compatible
> Theres no sound and Screen resolution is 800x600 (not able to change
> it), I tried to change the  resolution by editing xorg.conf file but
> no use.
> So pls could anybody tel me which OS could be compatible with my laptop

Best OS in laptops is Ubuntu. Get the Latest Ubuntu Edgy Eft. It is
specially designed to support many laptop hardwares.

Second problem is I have installed fedora 5 on one of PC, but it is
> not able to play sound, what could be possible reason??
> sound card is realtek.

Its the basic problem every linux starter gets. :) The sound card will be
detected for sure. Check System > Administration > Soundcard Detection.

Install two packages, xmms and mpg123 to get the mp3 support.

> Vikrant
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Pushparajan V
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