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Re: Which laptop tu buy.

On Tue, Jun 25, 2002 at 01:56:46PM +1000, Drew Parsons wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 24, 2002 at 08:22:49PM +0000, Simon Ross wrote:
> > If your looking at ibooks then IMHO stick with Apple's OSX. Hmmm, can I
> > get away with this on a Debian list.. :-)
> > I've not used Apple kit at all, but I have seen OSX in action and it
> > looks very nice. But most importantly it will support all the hardware
> > that the ibook has to offer.
> > 
> On the other hand, I seem to remember the X maintainer on the debian-x
> mailing list saying he uses a iBook.  You'd want to confirm with him if it's
> true, though.
> I use Toshiba (an old 490CDT, admittedly).  I prefer the mouse button-stick
> (what's the proper term for these things?) over the touchpads.  It's
> something to think about if you're buying your first laptop.
> Drew

I know someone having trouble with one of these (trying to convert from
windows, at least for some things) is there anything special you had to
do to get X running? PCMCIA?


Jim Richardson
	Anarchist, pagan and proud of it
Linux, from watches to supercomputers, for grandmas and geeks. 

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