thoughts on hot, new ubuntu laptop?
On Thu, May 13, 2010 at 15:14, Robert P. J. Day <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> *i need a new laptop anyway, so i'm looking at one of these:
> http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?docname=c01896913&tmp_task=prodinfoCatego ry&lc=en&dlc=en&cc=us&product=4041797
> anyone have any thoughts on whether there would be any show-stopper
> issues with running ubuntu? *mostly, i'm always worried about video
> card issues, and i definitely want to dig into multimedia apps.
The only thing that stands out to me is the nVidia card, but it should
work just fine using the actua nVidia drivers (*installable via the
System/Administration/Hardware Drivers tool). I have a GT 240 M in my
laptop and it works just fine at full resolution using the nVidia
driver... the nouveau driver on works at lower resolution (and I have
a 1080P LED lit screen) but the nVidia drivers work at full
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