Most of us have a Microsoft Windows machine not because we necessarily think it is the best operating system, instead it is because we are afraid to try anything different. If you knew someone else that had the exact same computer then maybe it wouldn’t be so bad, right?
TuxMobil.org hooks you up with information you need to know before you dive into installing Linux on your laptop. This is a really nice compatibility list that was put together but I surprisingly didn’t see my laptop on their. I’ll definitely be putting this site in my bookmark list though.
If you are installing Ubuntu then you can checkout their hardware compatibility list that they have assembled. I found that to be really useful because it also breaks down the compatibility by device. That makes it easy to see if certain things, such as your wireless card, will work with flawlessly with Ubuntu.
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