[SATLUG] What do you know about Acer Laptops?

David Kowis dkowis at shlrm.org
Mon Aug 11 18:00:38 CDT 2008


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David Kowis wrote:
| There's a real cheap one (<$400 after rebates) at office despot.
| However, I don't know really anything about them. How do they hold up?
| Would they stand being put through the punishment of a from-source
| distro? Stuff works in linux?
|
| Just looking for more info before I go and make the purchase :)
|
| Thanks in advance :)
|
| (Cross-posted to get the most feedback :D )

So heres a tarball with all the info commands I could think to run. I
forgot lshw :(


Unfortunately, it's got an evil Broadcom adaptor in it. So no bluetooth
in linux, and I'd have to use ndiswrapper. Sux.


So I need a linux friendly laptop for around $400 that doesn't suck.

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David Kowis

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