[Gllug] Question re Linux compatibility of certain laptops

John G Walker johngwalker at tiscali.co.uk
Fri May 25 09:07:44 UTC 2007

On Fri, 25 May 2007 09:42:13 +0100 "Pearson, Jamie"
<JPearson at mayerbrownrowe.com> wrote:

> Hi Guys, 
> This is my first time writing a question to the group and it's a very
> simple one (well, actually it's a set of simple ones). I have been
> told by an IT shop that they cannot sell me a Thinkpad R60e for me to
> install a Linux distribution on because the thinkpad does not have a
> dual core processor, which is apparently required for a Linux
> distribution.
> This does not mean very much to me, but I understood from what I had
> researched that Thinkpads were highly linux-compatible. 

No only are Thinkpads Linux-compatible, you can buy a Thinkpad
pre-installed with a Linux distro from
http://www.linuxemporium.co.uk/products/laptops/ That's where I got
mine from,

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