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Re: Friendliest Laptop??

Heather wrote:

> Improve the criteria please, do you mean "current models I can buy with
> a manufacturer's warranty" ?  Also what sort of "friendly" features are
> you looking for?

Sorry I was a bit fuzzy on that one. A new one. PIII-800 Mhz or around
there. Right now it's a standoff between Dell and Toshiba...

> LAPTOP Magazine, lists in its charts at the back a number of vendors
> including a column showing their sound chip and video chip.  These might
> not be at the level of detail we'd really enjoy but if you've been keeping
> up one which chipsets are a pain, it could keep you out of trouble.

Cool I'll check this out.

> Also, some vendors actaully preload with Linux - while admittedly these
> are usually RedHat, you can look at the configs, copy off any modules
> or services that support proprietary annoyances, and then use them in
> your debian kit.  Or be an RH/Debian dual boot :D

Any vendor in particular (I'm in Canada)


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