[Gllug] London laptop recommendations

Mike Brodbelt mike at coruscant.demon.co.uk
Tue Jun 5 00:30:21 UTC 2007

Chris Jones wrote:

> Basically any of the Thinkpads (perhaps less so now lenovo are bringing
> out new models, but the older ones are still available) will work
> extremely well with *buntu.

A colleague uses an X60, and it seems to work pretty well with Linux.

>> as good. They also have Intel graphics and Intel wireless if you get the 
>> right model, so no messing around with binary only drivers.
> The newer ones use a binary userspace daemon to control the radio.
> Hardly the end of the world though, even if it is a bit daft.

I believe that's true only for some chipsets, and the Intel drivers for 
the most recent wireless chipsets have done away with it.


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