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Re: IBM Thinkpad or a Toshiba?

I have been very happy with a Thinkpad 1472, especially the 3 button
mouse.  The only drawback so far is the apm - suspend works, but not
hibernate; and suspend is only good for about 8 hours before the
battery runs out.

	-Jim Jensen			jensen@computer.org

>>>>> "Adam" == Adam Shand <larry@alaska.net> writes:

 >> A friend is thinking of buying a new laptop and putting Debian on
 >> it.  Have you any recommendations on which one to get?  He is
 >> currently vacillating between getting the IBM Thinkpad and getting
 >> a Toshiba.

 Adam> i am very happy with my thinkpad 390 (make sure you get the one
 Adam> without the neomagic sound stuff, because sound doesn't work
 Adam> properly with that chipset). also the sony vaio's are very nice
 Adam> if you want a light weight solution.

 Adam> i'm also getting increasingly tempted by the apple stuff that
 Adam> is available though i haven't played with the ppc stuff much
 Adam> yet.

 Adam> adam.

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