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LinuxPlanet: Pavilion, SUSE Make for Great Portable 64-Bit Computing

May 12, 2005, 19:00 (7 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Rob Reilly)

"There I was, buying an AMD Athlon64 HP Pavilion notebook, knowing full well that the Broadcom WiFi chip wasn't directly supported under Linux and that other things probably would have to be fixed, too. Undeterred and up for a challenge I forged on and loaded SUSE Linux 9.2 Pro (64-bit) on the machine.

"Sure, there were some challenges. But did it work?

"Let's just say that the 'Linux on the desktop' debate is totally and completely irrelevant to me. How's that for an answer...?"

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