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jim gotti
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Im currently looking into buying a Laptop soonish, however I'd really like to have a dual boot of win (xp or 2k) and linux (redhat fedora) on it.

Ive seen a site (linuxcertified.com, or .org) and they ship out systems with linux installed. however, they are highly priced.

Has anyone had any success in installing redhat on a Dell laptop or offer any suggestions how to go about putting together a laptop that will be able to fully run linux?

thnx
 
Stefan Wagner
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There is site, collecting experiences with different manufactors:

http://www.linux-on-laptops.com/

The distribution (RedHat, ...) shouldn't be of much interest.
General topics of interest are:
- winmodems
- acpi/apm support

look for recent experiences with 2.6.x-kernels.
 
jim gotti
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thnx for the site Stefan.
 
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
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