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System76 Bonobo Professional Review

Jun 25, 2009, 16:38 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Michael Larabel)

[ Thanks to Michael Larabel for this link. ]

"Back in March we reviewed the System76 Serval Professional Notebook and found it to be an excellent contender at the time. This notebook, which shipped with Ubuntu 8.10, had packed an Intel Core 2 Duo P8600 processor with a GeForce 9800M GTS graphics card and other great hardware, but since then System76 has rolled out notebooks with newer and better hardware. One of the new notebooks to recently leave the System76 facilities is the Bonobo Professional, which packs an Intel Core 2 Quad Q9000 processor and an impressive NVIDIA GeForce GTX 280M discrete graphics processor. In this article today we are seeing how this high-end notebook performs with Ubuntu 9.04."

"Booting up the System76 Bonobo Professional for the first time we were greeted with the setup procedures for creating a new user account and then immediately we were able to login to the GNOME desktop. This system was running Ubuntu 9.04 x86_64 with the usual set of System76 packages to provide "out of the box" support for all of the hardware and extras such as the build-essential packages and NVIDIA proprietary driver. Everything had worked out well and we ran into no problems with their Ubuntu installation or any Linux hardware compatibility."

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