Re: Budget Laptop for Linux?
On Fri, Nov 17, 2000 at 04:10:09PM +0000, John Miskinis wrote:
> About a year ago I picked up an IBM Thinkpad 560
> (ultra portable, came out in '96) to experiment with
> Linux on.
> Because it did not have a builtin CDROM, I had to
> learn a lot about Linux, to get started, but I ended up
> getting everything to work on it.
> My advice is to get a laptop with a builtin CDROM, and
> your life will be a bit easier.
I've installed debian on an old NEC Versa (486/75) and never
found its lack of cdrom drive to be a detriment when I was
installing. (I did a network install).
If you need to install via cdrom (for whatever reason) then,
obviously, a built in cdrom drive makes things easier.
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