mhaney at ercbroadband.org
Wed Oct 1 14:05:51 UTC 2008
Bill Walton wrote:
> There's a great sale on Gateway's with 17" monitors going on today at Fry's but, of course, it comes configured with Vista. Whatever make I buy I intend to install Ubuntu on it. I assume some makes are easier to get up and running than others. Any experience / advice on how to assess is much appreciated.
IIRC, all Gateway laptop are just rebranded Samsung's. As all the
Samsung notebooks I"ve used have installed linux without a lot of
trouble. I think wireless was the biggest bugger, which is still the
case, but it's getting better.
I would think ubuntu would work on it just fine.
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