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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 05-10-2003, 05:35 PM   #1
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so you have a laptop but you cant afford a 12v adapter


its my problem at least, so this is what i found and am looking for a microwave at the trash point so i can give a try.

just thought id post the link in case anybody else needs a cheap inverter.
 
Old 05-10-2003, 06:32 PM   #2
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Hey that's really cool! I sent the link to one of my buddies, he'll totally dig it. I just might have to make one!
 
Old 05-21-2003, 09:29 PM   #3
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Be very careful hooking up a laptop to a power source that's not designed to work with it, especially the newer laptops. They can be damaged very easily. Some of the newer laptops require a 90W transformer. If a transformer for an older laptop is used to power one of these it can cause severe damage to the unit.
 
  


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