Installing Ubuntu 6.10 on HP Pavilion ZE2315us!

Last updated: 1/28/07

General Hardware Specifications of HP Pavilion ZE2315us:

Hardware Components
Status under Linux
Notes
AMD Sempron 3000+ 1.8GHz Works No special procedure required during installation.
15.0 XGA TFT Brightview Display (1024 x 768) Works Select Generic LCD Display in Installer
ATI RADEON XPRESS 200M IGP Works No special procedure required during installation.
512MB 333MHz DDR System Memory (2 Dimm) Works No special procedure required during installation
60GB (4200RPM) Hard Drive Works No special procedure required during installation
Integrated 10/100BASE-T Ethernet LAN Works No special procedure required during installation
Integrated Network Card Works Requires ndiswrapper. (See below)
Internal 56k Modem Untested, Probly never will be. -
DVD R/RW and CD-RW Combo Drive with Double Layer Support Works Reading works fine on DVDs/CDs. Writing works on CDs, untested for DVDs

Basic Installation:

To install this simply download and burn the live cd, then run it. Then when you are in the live cd click install.

Once you are in the installer just follow the easy to follow step by step directions. Then eventually it will be installed and you will reboot.


Setting up additional features:

---To Get Wireless To Work---

Simply follow this tutorial. (not written by me)

Then your wireless light will be on and you can setup your wifi in: System~Administration~Networking.

Unresolved issues:

Couldn't get wireless to work while wpa was enabled in the router.

Contact Information:

You can contact me by PM on my site at The Haunted Lair if you want. (username: "Joe" without quotes).

But Note: I am not a linux expert! I am a linux newb that just uses google alot! lol.

Links:

How to install flash 9 in ubuntu (Also not written by me but I found it useful)
Ubuntu's Official Website.


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