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H/W compatibility for H/W available in India[]

Internal Modems (winmodems)[]

Out of box support[]

None

Support with some tweaking[]

Many internal modems are supported by ALSA drivers. You need to install sl-modem-daemon package form multiverse repository to use such modems.

You can check if your modem is supported at ALSA website.

Not Supported[]

Connexant HCF and HSF modems are not supported by ALSA.
The only support available is by Linuxant. The free (as in free beer) driver works at 14.4 kbps only. For full speed working you need to pay $19.


Network Cards (NIC)[]

Out of box support[]

VIA Technologies, Inc. Rhine-II - VT6102 D-Link 520-TX 10/100 Ethernet Adapter. Ethernet controller: Broadcom Corporation BCM4401-B0 100Base-TX (inspiron 6000)

Support with some tweaking[]

Not Supported[]

Intex 10/100 Ethernet Adapter that claims to be RTL8139D is actually Silan sc923001 Chipset. The thing does not run in Ubuntu for lack of Kernel 2.6X drivers.
So don't bang your head,like me. Go buy yourself a new Adapter again like me!!!


Wireless Network Cards[]

Out of box support[]

Intel Pro Wireless 2100 (802.11b)/2200 (802.11g). Comes with most laptops using Intel chipsets.

Support with some tweaking[]

Not Supported[]

Sound cards[]

Out of box support[]

Many cards are supported by ALSA drivers. Check ALSA website

Support with some tweaking[]

Multimedia audio controller: Intel Corp. 82801FB/FBM/FR/FW/FRW (ICH 6 Family) AC'97 Audio Controller (rev 03) (in DELL INSPIRON 6000)

Graphics cards (PCI/AGP)[]

Out of box support[]

Nvidia GeForce 5200FX 128MB, AGP card. Most of the Nvidia cards works out of the BOX. For 3D Capabilities one may have to install their Binary only drivers. ATI Technologies Inc. Radeon 7000/VE (AGP)

  • Supported by DRI Radeon drivers in in Breezy. The OpenGL version reported by DRI drivers is wrong.

How we would be able to get the external Display ?

Support with some tweaking[]

CD/DVD Writerss[]

Out of box support[]

IF ITS INTERNAL IT WORKS.. NO ISSUES..

Support with some tweaking[]

TV Tuner cards[]

Out of box support[]

Mercury Tv tuner Card with Philips saa7130 chipset. Pinnacle PCTV RAVE With Philips chipset. Remote have some issues though.

Support with some tweaking[]

Digital Cameras[]

Out of box support[]

Canon Powershot A70/75/80/85/530. HP Photo Smart R607 (Infact 99.99% HP cameras will work out of the Box)

Support with some tweaking[]

Handycam[]

Out of box support[]

Any handycam that comes with FireWire port is supported. Install dvgrab from universe repository to get video from handycam. You may want to install kino(KDE) or pitivi(GNOME) for video editing.

Support with some tweaking[]

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