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Old 09-27-2006, 09:56 PM   #1
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Linux on Aliens?


No, not the little green ones.....

These: http://www.alienware.com

The new Duo Core Alien notebooks are Sooooo sweet I'm almost ready to grab my credit card......

Anyone install Linux on one yet? (hopefully my favorite SLED 10) ?

I would think the new XGL would easly run on their 256MB ATI Mobility Radeon X1800 card.

Thanks.........
 
Old 09-27-2006, 10:17 PM   #2
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This may be a little off topic, but have you seen Widow PC's laptops? They are expensive, but I would love to have one.
http://www.widowpc.com/2005/06/gaming_laptops.php
 
Old 10-24-2006, 10:06 PM   #3
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Did It !!!!!

I just got my new Alien m5550i notebook all loaded up with SLED 10 and it ROCKS !

The install went flawlessly and ALL functions work, XGL, WiFi, Etc...apart from the sub-woofer built into the bottom of the machine.....

Even the screen brightness function-key works, unlike my Toughbook.

Battery life is quite short though........ oh well, you can't run a nVidia 256 meg card with rockin XGL graphics and still have long life.

SLED 10 with XGL is the most beautifull GUI I have ever seen. It's right up there with a Mac, and that's saying a lot.
 
  


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