[TriLUG] Seeking Free-Software-friendly laptop suggestions
ryan.leathers at globalknowledge.com
Mon Mar 8 11:07:59 EST 2004
I have had great luck with Redhat and Mandrake on various Dell Latitude
laptop models including the recent C600 model (running fedora there).
On Mon, 2004-03-08 at 10:55, Magnus Hedemark wrote:
> On Sun, 7 Mar 2004, Matt Matthews wrote:
> > So, does anyone have suggestions?
> HP/Compaq Evo's have not worked well for me with Linux. Now while there
> may be third party modules and such you can download and install, if it's
> not in the mainstream distros I consider it not friendly. Keep that in
> But that said, much of the hardware in the HP/Compaq Evo n8000c was more
> pain than necessary to get working.
> I've had much different results with several recent IBM thinkpads, all
> different models. For years IBM has been pretty good about Linux
> compatibility with a few exceptions.
> If you want to go cheap and different, you can always get an Apple iBook
> and slap Yellowdog on there.
Ryan Leathers <ryan.leathers at globalknowledge.com>
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