Feedback on the Dell Inspiron N4050

Asked by Marcelus Colossus


This is the first time I experience the Linux/Ubuntu OS.
My dell inspiron N4050 is currently showing cd/dvd drive problems. If I try to copy a cd, files are downloaded very slowly and are even not recognized by the file browser or by the rhythmbox music player , and if a try to copy files from a dvd-r, it starts to download them, but it suddenly stops.
Note that I am now running a 10.04 LTS, and have formated the previously 10.10 version, so I'm doing my best trying to configure my computer.
Need help, please.

Best regards,

Marcelo (Brazil)

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Ara Pulido (ara) said :

Hello Marcelo,

Your system is currently only certified with 11.04, or 10.10 if it came pre-installed.

My suggestion would be to download Ubuntu 11.04 [1] and give it a try.

I hope that helps,


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