28895Re: [linux-dell-laptops] Latitude - What's the best graphics card for Linux
- May 27, 2008--- Tobi <listaccount@...> wrote:
> > Dell claims to sell a Linux version of the 1420It's a personal example and caution that having Dell
> I'm not interested in an Inspiron - it hast to be
> notebook - that's the Latitude at the moment (I
> think Vostro and XPS only
> come with glossy WSXGA+ displays.).
install Linux won't avoid problems.
I've had three Linux laptops (Linux Certified, Dell
Latitude 630, Dell Inpiron 1420) in the last five
years. Only the Linux Certified box worked without a
lot of tinkering.
If your time is worth money you want to buy from a
vendor that will deal with the headaches even if you
get the Dell (at least one of the Linux laptop vendors
sells a couple Latitude models).
Lots of people who don't do that have all sorts of
problems. Just do a web search.
If Dell guaranteed a specific hardware configuration
went with a given SKU we wouldn't have these problems,
but they don't.
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