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  • Yes, Ubuntu does work great on laptops. I have a Thinkpad X61s and everything works (wireless, graphics, suspend, etc).

    The key with Linux is to do your research before buying a system, and that goes triply for laptops. There's a combination of laptop makers who want to support Linux and hardcore hackers who like certain laptops that's made Lenovo Thinkpads and Dells the best bet, from what I can tell.

    No doubt other models will work too, but you have to do research and make sure you get the model with the ri
    • by hex (3272) on 2008.08.24 10:54 (#64581) Homepage Journal
      Yep - using an R61i here, and everything just works.

      It's been a couple of years since I last owned a Linux laptop, and the difference in the user experience is incredible. I really would recommend Linux to non-hackers now (my criterion was always "never even need to be aware that XF86Config exists").