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Linux - Laptop and Netbook Having a problem installing or configuring Linux on your laptop? Need help running Linux on your netbook? This forum is for you. This forum is for any topics relating to Linux and either traditional laptops or netbooks (such as the Asus EEE PC, Everex CloudBook or MSI Wind).

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Old 05-27-2005, 10:24 AM   #1
jtshaw
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HP Laptops


http://www.cooltechzone.com/index.ph...k=view&id=1341

Apparently HP is dedicated to making sure there laptops run perfectly with Ubuntu. My work laptop is an HP nc4010 (not one of the ones listed, but contains basically all the same hardware) and I can verify that it works incredibly with linux (I've got Gentoo on mine).

This weekend I'm going to try out Ubuntu on here, just to see how it goes.
 
Old 05-28-2005, 03:49 AM   #2
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Awesome news.
It's about time a manufactuer decided to at least offer computers without windows. If custom partitioning is the reason they won't pre-install Ubuntu. In any case, it will likely be a cheaper price and any distro can be installed.
 
  


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