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In order to install gNewSense 1.0 on your IBM ThinkPad T22, you must perform the following actions:

Assuming you already have successfully downloaded and burned gNewSense to CD, do the following:

  1. Insert the CD into the CD-ROM drive
  2. Hit F12 to enter the removable boot device menu
  3. Select ATAPI CD-ROM
  4. Once the gNewSense CD boot prompt appears, type linux xforcevesa. This sets the graphics mode to the proper setting for pre and mid-installation.

  5. After you install gNewSense on your ThinkPad T22, reboot as instructed. Log in, and do the following:

    1. Open a gnome-terminal
    2. Type sudo dpkg-reconfigure xserver-xorg

    3. Configure your video mode (The T22 is most likely using the savage driver.

  6. After you are done re-configuring the X server, hit Ctrl+Alt+Backspace to restart X. After gdm starts again, gNewSense has been installed and the graphics configured correctly.



UserExperiences/HowIInstalledGNewSenseOnAnIBMThinkPadT22 (last edited 2013-09-04 20:48:41 by FelipeLopez)