[Seattle-SAGE] Linux laptop recommendations

Jay Scherrer jay at scherrer.com
Tue Sep 27 11:17:13 PDT 2005


I have been using this ASUS z8100 for sometime now. I was able to get it
as a whitebox (Bare bone). Does Debian run on X86_64 bits?

Jay Scherrer 

On Mon, 26 Sep 2005, Ski Kacoroski wrote:

> > Well, I tried to save my company some $$$ by using my personal laptop 
> > (configured just the way I like it), but they have a new policy where I 
> > cannot bring it into work so I get a new laptop.  I am looking for 
> > recommendations for a laptop that will run Debian Linux.  It would be nice if 
> > sleep and suspend worked (not necessary though).  Needs 1 - 2GB ram (vmware), 
> > 80GB or larger disk, and perferably a 14" 1280x1024 screen (not sure if 15" 
> > will fit in my bike bag).  Should be able to run for 3 - 4 hours on a 
> > battery. A serial port would also be nice.  This is a desktop replacement 
> > type of machine.
> >
> > I have been happy with Dells in the past as linux seems work good on them.
> >
> > Any recommendations?
> >
> > cheers,
> >
> > ski
> >
> > -- 
> > "When we try to pick out anything by itself, we find it
> > connected to the entire universe"            John Muir
> >
> > Chris "Ski" Kacoroski, kacoroski at comcast.net, 425-681-0092
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