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I have found that ubuntu support dell inspiron one 2310 with AMD video card,but I'm not sure it support nvidia geforce 520mx or not?

ps:I have tried my best to install the driver for 520mx on fedora,but never success.

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Neither the Inspiron nor the grforce are on the list of fully supported hardware here: ubuntu.com/certification Still, that doesn't mean it won't work. Try it and enable the restricted driver after installing. –  Tom Brossman Jan 31 '12 at 7:38
    
There is A LOTTT of hardware not mention in the certification page of Ubuntu that is actually supported. Supported 100%. The reason of this because there are way too many models of too many companies. I have, up to now, been with at least 30 models that are not mentioned there and work 100%. Just saying it for some additional information –  Luis Alvarado Feb 23 '12 at 17:58

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For what I know DELL is one the companies that has good support with Ubuntu. The deal with the Nvidia card might be a little tricky but I highly recommend using the PPA for the Nvidia/Ati cards. It has solved a problem with another Nvidia mobile model I had and another 2. It has support for your card also.

To install the latest drivers from the PPA do the following:

In the terminal type: sudo apt-add-repository ppa:ubuntu-x-swat/x-updates

Then update your repositories by typing in the terminal this: sudo apt-get update.

Afterwards go to the Additional Drivers app by typing in the dash Drivers. Install the Nvidia recommended driver from the list and reboot.

This solved several cases of Old Nvidia cards and some mobile Nvidia cards.

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