I want to buy a laptop compatible with Linux

Shawn McCuan smccuan at gmail.com
Sat Sep 29 03:02:49 UTC 2007

try http://www.system76.com

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "didier mariño" <didier_marinio at yahoo.es>
To: <ubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com>; <didier_marinio at yahoo.es>
Sent: Thursday, September 27, 2007 10:04 PM
Subject: I want to buy a laptop compatible with Linux

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 TurionT 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,

Sé un Mejor Amante del Cine
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