"I'm writing this on my new Compaq Presario 1510US portable
Linux workstation. It took a while to get it going, and there are
still significant limitations with it, but if you're looking for a
lot of computer in a modest-sized package, this model may be worth
a look. Here's the low-down:
"What makes this machine attractive can be summed up in two
words: Power, and Portability. The Presario specs out like a pretty
decent desktop box: 2.2 GHz P4 processor with 512 KB of on-chip
cache, half a gig of DDR memory, 40 gigs of disk, USB 2.0,
FireWire, ATI Radeon graphic chip with 32 MB of its own DDR memory
driving a 15-inch LCD screen with 1400x1050 resolution, a big
comfortable keyboard, and JBL speakers. As for portability, the
machine weighs in at 7.7 pounds (plus another pound or so for the
power brick) and slips easily into the laptop compartment of my
Spire Zoom backpack...
"And the hardware support under Linux is pretty complete:
Everything, including the MiniPCI winmodem and the little scroll
button below the touchpad, is working..."
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