[clug] Light laptops with good Linux support?
bradh at frogmouth.net
Fri Jun 3 08:19:53 GMT 2005
I'm starting to think about getting a new laptop, and because I'm so lazy,
wondered if anyone had already done the research / had experience.
I'm particularly interested in something with excellent graphics support
(ideally accelerated, no proprietary drivers) and fairly light (so perhaps a
If battery life isn't too good, something that isn't too expensive to buy a
second battery (aka, not Sony).
Working WLAN is important. Gigabit ethernet, bluetooth, irda and a real modem
would be nice, in descending priority
I do some KDE (C++) compiling, so at least the option to get to 1G memory is
kinda important, as is a reasonably quick processor.
At least a CD drive is pretty important. Docking station or external is OK, as
long as I can boot from it.
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