[TriLUG] What is the Best 'Laptop Linux'?
c.crider at gmail.com
Fri Jul 11 10:13:54 EDT 2008
Dell Inspirion 8000 - Ubuntu 8.04
Started with 7.04 and have moved through updates to the current version.
All of the hardware has always "just worked".
On Thu, Jul 10, 2008 at 7:43 PM, ak dom <akdom2001 at yahoo.com> wrote:
> I'm sorry if someone has already asked this question, but here goes:
> I recently bought a Lenovo ThinkPad T61p with Vista installed (the license
> was relatively cheap... and windows can be useful at times), and am now
> getting ready to reformat the drive and install what will be my primary OS
> on this computer: Some Flavor of Linux. My first thought was to go with
> Fedora 9, since it's what I'm used. Then I considered the fact that Lenovo
> gives the option of preloading SUSE on some of its computers, meaning that
> openSUSE should have decent support for non-standard buttons, and the
> fingerprint reader. But, well, the decision is still up in the air....
> So, I have kind of a three part question: What Linux flavor do you think I
> should use? Which distro do you use? And what do you think is the best
> variant for laptops in general? Oh, and why?
> Thanks in advance for any and all input on the subject,
> Alex Kesling
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