[ubuntu-uk] Ubuntu compatible laptops for under £400

Kris Douglas webbox.uk at gmail.com
Wed Jul 23 21:47:39 BST 2008


On Wed, Jul 23, 2008 at 9:44 PM, Kris Douglas <webbox.uk at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 23, 2008 at 9:16 PM, Rob Beard <rob at esdelle.co.uk> wrote:
>> alan c wrote:
>>
>>> If you have one of their retail outlets near to you (or know somebody
>>> who is near to them) you could consider novatech
>>> http://www.novatech.co.uk/novatech/
>>
>> Just checked, they're no where near me.  I haven't got a problem with
>> ordering online, the thing I'm worried about is the Linux support out of
>> the box.  It's a shame the basic laptops don't have Intel or ATI video
>> cards.
>
> The NVidia cards are fantastic on ubuntu, the VIA's work ok, as do intel, ATI was a freaking nightmare for me, NVidia worked out of the box, perfect.

Errm, try to go for the synaptics touchpads, stick with intel wifi, if
you can, and you shouldn't have too much issue.

(sorry, email sent by accident without finishing)
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