1. Introduction

Please note that I haven't finished adding the individual how-to's.  This is online so that you at least know if it does / does not work.

This is the first cut of my howto for getting Linux working on a Dell Inspiron 9100.  I use gentoo (http://www.gentoo.org) but these principles you will be able to use on almost any distribution.  So far I have all the major components working well, with the exception of the Infra-red port (haven't had time), and bluetooth (didn't order the option).The latest version of this document should be available at http://iaindb.customer.netspace.net.au/linux-9100.html.

1.1. Copyright

This document, Linux on a Dell Inspiron 9100, is copyrighted (c) 2004, 2005 by Iain Buchanan.  Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1.1 or any later version published by the Free Software Foundation; with no Invariant Sections, with no Front-Cover Texts, and with no Back-Cover Texts.  A copy of the license is available at http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/fdl.html.

Linux is a registered trademark of Linus Torvalds.

1.2. Disclaimer

No liability for the contents of this document can be accepted.  Use the concepts, examples and information at your own risk.  There may be errors and inaccuracies, that could be damaging to your system. Proceed with caution, and although this is highly unlikely, the author(s) do not take any responsibility.

All copyrights are held by their by their respective owners, unless specifically noted otherwise. Use of a term in this document should not be regarded as affecting the validity of any trademark or service mark. Naming of particular products or brands should not be seen as endorsements.

1.3. Credits / Contributors

In this document, I have the pleasure of acknowledging:

1.4. Feedback

Feedback is most certainly welcome for this document. Send your additions, comments and criticisms to: iaindb@netspace.nospam.net.au.

1.5. Translations

There are currently no translations for this document.  If you would like to translate it, please see the feedback section and email me.

1.6. See Also

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