Searching for Linux compatible hardware can be a pain sometimes as not many vendors officially state their stand on Linux compatibility, especially those who target personal computing market. Even if a piece of hardware is working on Linux, some OEMs shy away from mentioning Linux compatibility as they don???t want to support it officially for various reasons. The end result is that Linux users have to resort to a lot of guesswork while looking for a decently compatible hardware component. In this article I will share some tips that can improve chances of getting a Linux compatible products.