As such, the following information from my u1 should work exactly the same on a u3. I finally got my whitebox linux install completed on my sony vaio z505r. The newest sony vaio notebook computers are a step backwards in terms of linux compatibility. Unfortunately, there currently are no downloads for this product. The idea for me was to install debian linux, and if possible, with all the functionality of the vaio implemented and active. Troubleshoot a wireless lan connection issue on a vaio pc.
Please excuse the stream of consciousness style here. The n505x vaio is one of the smallest and lightest laptops available. Most of the howtos were based on older distributions, and it looks like many problems have been solved over. I had to use the install via ftp method, because of the funky hardware in this laptop wouldnt work with a cd based install. Most of the time, wildfire, my vaio pcgfx105k runs on ac on the desk and is. Installing redhat linux on a sony pcg838 notebook update 21nov00. Running linux on sony laptop and notebook computers.
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The c1 with linux debian introduction installing linux on this machine is much more interesting. Cant install sony vaio pcg z505r with pcgacd51a subject description. Ive done dozens of screen replacements, and always have been able to turn up a manual. Customer service customer experience point of sale lead management event management survey. Most linux distros have an iso image from which you can create a live cddvdusb.
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It does have some nice extra software, but i dont have a system disk i can use on on a heavily modified system, let alone any computer i want. Due to licensing restrictions, this item will be shipped without any software, including operating system software. Sony vaio pcgz505r ultrabook overview running windows xp with. Installing linux on your sony vaio pcgz505le laptop notebook computer. Pcg works with healthcare payer and provider organizations to increase profitability by enhancing cost containment, maximizing financial recoveries, and significantly reducing fraud and abuse. Okay so firstly check here if your laptop is supported for ubuntu meaning that most of the drivers are already present on the installation.
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