[once again], the list's opinion of a possible ubuntu laptop

David C. Curtis dave.c.curtis at gmail.com
Sat Jul 16 00:03:09 UTC 2011

On 11-07-15 11:07 AM, Robert P. J. Day wrote:
>    i'm about ready to go out this weekend and get one of these:
> http://pccyber.com/?v=Product&i=NB-AS-G73SW-A1
> to run ubuntu 11.04 and beyond.  anything i should be concerned about?
> first issue is that, yes, it's an nvidia video chip but after the
> grief i've had with intel i915, i just want something that works and i
> refuse to get religious over this.
>    also, i'm not convinced that i'll see a huge benefit from the hybrid
> SSD drives but i'm good with that.  i'm happy getting 2 500G, 7200 rpm
> HDs, and if the SSD hybridness of them speeds things up, i'll take
> that as a bonus.
>    thoughts?  thanks for any feedback.
> rday


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