Linux - Laptop and NetbookHaving 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).
Welcome to LinuxQuestions.org, a friendly and active Linux Community.
You are currently viewing LQ as a guest. By joining our community you will have the ability to post topics, receive our newsletter, use the advanced search, subscribe to threads and access many other special features. Registration is quick, simple and absolutely free. Join our community today!
Note that registered members see fewer ads, and ContentLink is completely disabled once you log in.
If you have any problems with the registration process or your account login, please contact us. If you need to reset your password, click here.
Having a problem logging in? Please visit this page to clear all LQ-related cookies.
Introduction to Linux - A Hands on Guide
This guide was created as an overview of the Linux Operating System, geared toward new users as an exploration tour and getting started guide, with exercises at the end of each chapter.
For more advanced trainees it can be a desktop reference, and a collection of the base knowledge needed to proceed with system and network administration. This book contains many real life examples derived from the author's experience as a Linux system and network administrator, trainer and consultant. They hope these examples will help you to get a better understanding of the Linux system and that you feel encouraged to try out things on your own.
Click Here to receive this Complete Guide absolutely free.
I'm planning on purchasing a new laptop and a new pda within the next month, and was looking for some advice.
The laptop will be used to play games, so I need a 3d capable graphics card. I will also be traveling with the laptop (away from my broadband) so I'd like a modem that works (if there is one! If not advice on hardware PCMCIA modems would be appreciated). Other than wanting a few games to work (Warcraft III, Jedi Academy, Starcraft, Neverwinter Nights, possibly Sims 2 if it's available for Linux), I don't have any hardcore hardware needs. I'll be using email/internet/word processing and kdevelop/jbuilder, but no big data processing or servers. (May run apache to test web services) The laptop will be replacing a compaq presario that works well enough, but won't play games (no 3d drivers for savage s3 video card).
In addition to the laptop, I'm looking for a new palm device. I have a Treo 90 that's on it's last legs and I'd like to replace it with something similar. Features I'm looking for are onboard thumbpad keyboard ( I like it a lot better than graffiti), and an easy setup for syncing with USB/Evolution (Treo 90 for instance will not work with USB, I had to get a serial cradle to sync).
If anyone has some good experiences/advice let me know!