Where can I buy a linux-friendly laptop?

William Park opengeometry-FFYn/CNdgSA at public.gmane.org
Sun Nov 20 10:24:19 UTC 2005

On Sun, Nov 20, 2005 at 02:02:40AM -0500, Walter Dnes wrote:
>   I'm still at the "kicking-tires" stage, and probably won't buy until
> the new year.  I willing to buy a generic Taiwanese no-name laptop,
> versus a generic Taiwanese laptop with a Dell sticker and a Windows
> licence<g>.  http://lxer.com/module/newswire/view/43550/ explains
> things.
>   http://www.sub500.com looks interesting, but the mention of a
> "Linspire-compatable 56K modem" is worrisome.  I'd like a real modem
> please.  Linux can handle a PCI modem without problems if you set one
> parameter when compiling the kernel.  I don't want to worry about
> whether or not a binary "winmodem" driver is available for whatever
> kernel of Gentoo I'm running.

I'm also shopping for a laptop or a LCD monitor.  I found Acer
TM2312LCi for $735.99.

Not sure if it's Linux friendly.  But, SiS 661 seems to be in kernel and
Xorg documentation a lot.

William Park <opengeometry-FFYn/CNdgSA at public.gmane.org>, Toronto, Canada
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