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Old 07-22-2009, 07:31 AM   #1
mobby1982
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Which 12'' Laptop should I buy so that I can install Linux on it...


Hi I planning To buy a 12 inch screen Laptop I have three of options
1. IBM X Series
2. Toshiba Protege
3. HP Tablet

I want to try various flavors of linux / BSD on this new laptop. Which of three is most compatible . If anybody is already using linux on any off these models I would highly appreciate if someone could write their experience ? Any help ( links/ other reosurces ) is welcome.
 
Old 07-23-2009, 06:41 AM   #2
tumorb0ne
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just registerd here. butt gonna reply anyhow

Yo!
never had any distro on any laptop. Butt what i know about kernels, and drivers. Makes me: "what ever u do. dont by a hp product."

Please members of this forum, reply harsly back to me, if that laptop is any different. with the hardware supprt i mean.

this is my first post/reply/entry in a linux-forum
(but flamin away,anyway. If some seniorsMbrs disagree with me)



-tumorb0ne-If it cannot be understood, then its not worthy existence
 
Old 07-23-2009, 06:49 AM   #3
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Quote:
what ever u do. dont by a hp product."
My last two laptops were hp and I haven't had any serious problems with them. I mean I did have problems but it was more due to ATI's proprietary drivers. 99% of the hardware was nicely recognised out of the box.
That's just my personal experience, though.
 
Old 07-28-2009, 12:18 PM   #4
tumorb0ne
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Cool, wish i had experienced any HP product

That ever pleased me. But i only tryed x nubrs of them all
 
  


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