[sf-lug] laptop thoughts...
jim at well.com
Wed Dec 12 07:44:12 PST 2007
I plan to buy from these guys when i get another laptop:
they sell 12, 14...17 inch laptops with ubuntu on,
ready and working.
i got a ThinkPad T-42 used and put Fedora on it:
worked great except for wifi, which eventually worked
after getting the exact right firmware file installed.
On Dec 11, 2007, at 11:02 PM, Mark G Sobell wrote:
> Hi All --
> I am looking for a laptop, probably to run Ubuntu, maybe Fedora. I
> have a
> couple of requirements:
> It must have enough power and be able to hold enough RAM (4GB?) to
> support up
> to three virtual systems running under Xen or VMware.
> I would like a 17 inch screen so my eyeballs do not bug out after a
> day of
> editing/composing pages/spreads of text. For the same reason I would
> like a
> fairly high rez screen (1920x1200?).
> The ASUS G2S-B2 caught my eye. It is more than I wanted to spend, but
> requirements may leave me no options. Anyone have experience with this
> Other than that I am pretty open. I would welcome suggestions and any
> experience you have with this type of laptop.
> mark at sobell.com
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