[TriLUG] Laptops: Compaq and Sempron
jason at cerient.net
Tue Jul 5 12:12:09 EDT 2005
any laptop you buy from office depot or best buy will likely be crap,
and not work well with linux. your best bet is to get an ibm EPP code
from someone in the lug (join the #trilug irc channel, we'll hook you
up) and get a thinkpad.
> I'm still looking for a laptop that will run Linux and Apache for my
> personal use to learn PHP and MySQL. What do you all think of Compaq
> with an AMD Sempron processor?
> Office Depot has a special offer that ends today, which can also be
> upgraded to an AMD Athlon 64 for another $75.
> Does anyone know of any great online sources to recommend for a new
> machine? The prices of laptops on eBay seem pretty high when you
> compare them with the weekly special rebate offers from Office Depot or
> Best Buy.
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