Where can I buy a linux-friendly laptop?

James Knott james.knott-bJEeYj9oJeDQT0dZR+AlfA at public.gmane.org
Tue Nov 22 02:07:57 UTC 2005

Sy Ali wrote:
> On 11/21/05, James Knott <james.knott-bJEeYj9oJeDQT0dZR+AlfA at public.gmane.org> wrote:
>> Colin McGregor wrote:
>>> If I were going with an external modem for a laptop I
>>> would look at the the likes of a conventional serial
>>> US Robotics 56K modem. Cheap (used), near bullet
>>> proof, uses a never used in my case serial port, the
>>> gold standard in Hayes compatibles and lots of idiot
>>> status lights to tell you what is happening. The one
>>> down side, a bit big and bulky...
>> Many notebook computers don't have a serial port.
> USB to serial cables exist.. how Linux-friendly are they?

I have used one and it worked fine.  I also tried one that didn't work
with Linux, but it didn't work with Windows either.  ;-)
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