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Re: best labtop for debian

On Tue, 8 Feb 2011 09:06:28 -1000
Joel Roth <joelz@pobox.com> wrote:

> On Tue, Feb 08, 2011 at 12:47:31PM +0100, Peter Beck wrote:
> > On Tue, 2011-02-08 at 12:50 +0200, Andrei Popescu wrote:
> > > I would go for a ThinkPad. They might be a bit more expensive, but in
> > > my experience it's worth it. 
> > 
> > absolutely. I was (and still am) using a T42p and now I have a X301
> > which is just great. 
> I'm happy with my i5 ThinkPad T410 with Intel HD Graphics.
> I have problems with the Realtek 8191SE wireless network
> device. The Realtek driver built but didn't appear to
> support scanning for wireless networks. 
> (I didn't manage to get ndiswrapper working.)

I'm curious - everyone has always seemed to love ThinkPads, but I've
never understood what exactly makes them so popular.  I'm not
disagreeing or challenging - I've never used one, and I just want to
understand why everyone swears by them.

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