Re: Debian laptop vendors
I am also looking to buy a new notebook similar spec to what you are looking
for. I don't know anyone who is selling laptops with Debian preinstalled but
I have been checking out Fujitsu's new Lifebook P2046/1032/1035 series
I specifically like the P1032/1035 with it's touch screen.
I don't think anybody has done a write up for installing Debian on these yet
so I might do just that.
However, battery life is very good. The p1035 has built in 802.11b or the
P1032 has 10/100 built in instead. But both are really small.
The P2046 is a little larger with built in CD/DVD/CDRW ROM and it has both
802.11b and 10/100.
I will probably be getting the P1032, unless anybody on this list can
convince me otherwise. It looks like a worthy replacement for my old Toshiba
I would be interested to know what you think of these Fujitsu notebooks
before I go ahead and order one.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Bill Moseley" <email@example.com>
Sent: Tuesday, May 21, 2002 5:00 PM
Subject: Debian laptop vendors
> I'm looking to replace my Satellite and wonder if there's any U.S.
> vendors selling laptops with Debian pre-installed.
> Now for a wide open question:
> Also looking for suggestions on laptops. My Satellite 2805-S302 is
> nice, but it's too big, and the battery life has never been great.
> (it's at 1/2 hour now after a year of very light use!).
> 14"+ screen, integrated 802.11b (no more snapped off cards), long
> battery, and light (of course). Any favorites out there? I'm inclined
> toward IBM, but I'm also trying to stay a few hundred below $2k, if
> Bill Moseley
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