I want to buy a laptop compatible with Linux

didier mariño didier_marinio at yahoo.es
Fri Sep 28 02:04:58 UTC 2007

Hello friends,

I'm a Venezuelan guy - southamerica- who is interested
on buying a laptop, but I would like to know the
following points:

1) Is the  Hewlett-Packard Special Edition Notebook
with AMD Turion™ 64 X2 Mobile Technology TL-56 -
White,  100% compatible with UBUNTU?. 

2) Are there another good laptop brand, which costs no
more than $1000,that some of you could recomend to

The cost of about computer at bestbuy is $999,99.
I'm planing to import the computer from USA.

The full information of the Hp Special Edition is:

 Warranty Terms - Parts 	 1 year limited
Warranty Terms - Labor 	1 year limited
Product Height 	1.5"
Product Width 	12.1"
Product Weight 	4 lbs.
Product Depth 	8.8"
Processor Brand 	AMD Turion(TM) 64 X2
Processor Speed 	1.8GHz
Display Type 	Convertible WXGA high-definition
widescreen with BrightView technology (1280 x 800)
Screen Size 	12.1"
System Bus 	Up to 1600MHz
Cache Memory 	512KB + 512KB on die Level 2
System Memory (RAM) 	1GB
System Memory (RAM) Expandable To 	2GB
Type of Memory (RAM) 	DDR2
Hard Drive Type 	Serial ATA (5400 rpm)
Hard Drive Size 	160GB
Optical Drive 	Double-layer DVD±RW/CD-RW
Optical Drive Speeds 	Drive speeds not available
Direct-Disc Labeling 	No
Digital Media Reader or Slots 	Yes, digital media card
Diskette Drive 	No
Graphics 	NVIDIA GeForce Go 6150 (UMA)
Video Memory 	Up to 287MB
Personal Video Recorder (PVR) 	No
TV Tuner 	No
Modem 	56 Kbps*
*Capable of receiving 56 Kbps downloads. However,
current regulations limit download speed to 53 Kbps.

Networking 	Built-in 10/100Base-T Ethernet LAN (RJ-45
Wireless Networking 	Built-in high-speed wireless LAN

S-Video Outputs 	1

Additional Audio/Video Connectors 	1 SPDIF digital
audio out

Audio 	Altec Lansing
Speakers 	Built-in
PCMCIA Slots 	1 ExpressCard/34
USB 2.0 Ports 	3
IEEE 1394 FireWire Ports 	1
Parallel Ports 	None
Serial Ports 	None
Game Ports 	None
Notebook Weight 	Ultraportable (less than 4.5 lbs.)
Battery Type 	Lithium-ion
Pointing Device 	Touchpad with on/off and dedicated
vertical scroll up/down pad

Best regards,

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