[thechat] laptops for linux

Stephane Deschamps lists at nota-bene.org
Tue Nov 8 11:51:03 CST 2005

<quote who='William Anderson' when='08/11/2005 10:19'>
>>Ubuntu, on the other hand, picked up all the hardware, sound and all,
>>with no effort whatsoever (except the winmodem, which I don't care about
>>anyway).  Even goes into standby when I close the lid.
> Yeah, Ubuntu on the D505 kicks arse.  In fact Ubuntu on most things
> kicks arse: just make sure you install 5.10 Breezy and not any earlier
> version, for obvious "more things work better than ever" reasons.

... although I could not install any ubuntu, knoppix, etc, on my vaio 
VGN-S3HP, for nvidia reasons.

So, about the original question: I'm not sure I'd advise a vaio for a linux.
Stephane Deschamps
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