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Old 11-11-2001, 01:10 AM   #1
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linux on laptops


id like to hear if anyone has had a good experience with linux on a particular model laptop.

i have a friend who can get me various kinds but i have heard that laptops that work well with linux are few and far between, or am i just listening to the wrong circles?
 
Old 11-11-2001, 01:20 AM   #2
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browse this site http://www.linux-laptop.net/ for info on whatever model your considering. could save you a lot of grief.
 
Old 11-11-2001, 01:22 AM   #3
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cool thanks, looks like just what i need
 
Old 11-11-2001, 02:45 AM   #4
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Man...I had a really tough time with my Tosiba 2530. Went through 3 distros (rh, suse, freeBSD) trying to get a good install. Finally dl'd a copy of Mandrake81 and it booted right up and havent had any problems yet...

Laptops seem to be much more touchy than workstations. Mostly due to their BIOS.
 
  


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