[SATLUG] What do you know about Acer Laptops?

Tweeks tweeksjunk2 at theweeks.org
Tue Aug 12 23:46:38 CDT 2008


On Monday 11 August 2008 06:00:38 pm David Kowis wrote:
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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 )
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> So heres a tarball with all the info commands I could think to run. I
> forgot lshw :(
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> Unfortunately, it's got an evil Broadcom adaptor in it. So no bluetooth
> in linux, and I'd have to use ndiswrapper. Sux.

Sheaa.. I told you that Linux Certificed replaced the Linux-Naughty hardware 
with Linux-nice hardware.. duhh!


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

The Asus EEEPC from target for $300:
	http://www.jkontherun.com/2008/08/seee-spot-save.html
	http://tinyurl.com/5u6jvb

done.

Tweeks


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