Dell Inspiron 1721 Details



Overview

I have retired this laptop.  The screen seems to have quit working, but I think it might be a driver issue.  It is now performing light duty as my wife’s computer for checking email and such.

Pros: Lots of RAM (4GB, which at the time that I bought it was about the most you could get in a laptop).  Nice screen 1440 x 900; 17″.  10-key keypad.

Cons: Broadcom wireless (actually has worked quite well in recent versions of Ubuntu), Intel Core 2 Duo chip doesn’t have Virtualization features (won’t let me do multiple processors in VBox or 64-bit guests in VMWare).

Current OS: Ubuntu 12.04

Installations

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