Re: Best Linux Laptop
On Mon, Mar 13, 2006 at 03:13:06PM -0600, Michael Schurter wrote:
> I know I've seen lots of posts on this before, so I'm sorry for asking
> the same questions over and over.
> Someone just asked me what the ideal laptop would be to purchase to
> install Debian Linux onto. The main thing is WiFi support and good
> quality. Don't need lots of storage or a super fast processor, but
> basic 3D support would be nice.
hp nc6320 (make sure it is centrino processor and not celeron, celerons
are sold with broadcom wireless chipsets, centrinos with intel ipw 2200)
> I've seen lots of posts on here about wireless cards not working, so
> thats what I'm the most concerned about.
look for laptops with intel ipw 2200 (B/G) or 2915 (A/B/G). they are
both well supported.
> I've heard of lots of people running Linux on IBM Thinkpads, but I can't
> seem to purchase one from Lenovo without Windows.
> Do any of the major laptop manufactures sell laptops without OSes installed?
not to my knowledge.