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Laptop - 100% Linux Compatible?

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#13 WingedPanther73

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Posted 01 February 2009 - 05:23 AM

Lack of drivers IS a compatibility issue. Wireless cards and winmodems are the primary source of problems, with occasional video card issues.
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Posted 03 February 2009 - 05:19 AM

Let's not forget about the printers too... they are such a headache!
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Posted 03 February 2009 - 12:51 PM

Yeah... but thats not part of the laptop lol.
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Posted 05 February 2009 - 03:57 AM

That is not said. A laptop could come with 100 percent compatible for Linux. But, there are certain updates required for certain kind of programs that we have to keep on updating.Drivers are certainly an issue which we must address to
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Posted 26 February 2009 - 07:40 AM

i think so too. you could encounter some drivers installed but undetected or not functioning well with linux but its up to you on how you work things out.
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Posted 12 March 2009 - 02:25 PM

linux is compatible with most laptops. there are drivers for your old hardware in Linux.
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Posted 30 August 2010 - 07:14 PM

All distros are compatible, some just need more work than others.
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Posted 20 May 2011 - 12:36 PM

For future users (as this thread is probably no longer read by the creator),
Ubuntu is nice, it quickly adapts to things such as wireless adapters (even when they need you to install beefy programs on windows!).
My advice is to get Windows then try dual booting...
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