Using Linux with a Laptop

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Laptop Repair Made Easy

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Laptop computers (also known as notebook computers) present certain challenges for Linux, beyond the usual driver issues. Some of these

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T^Jiing challenges derive from the fact that Linux, as a Unix clone, was designed for systems that would not have to deal with power management or swapping out PC Cards. The most frustrating laptop problems, however, frequently deal with installation. These problems mostly boil down to the difficulty of getting Linux's XFree86 configuration to work with the finicky liquid crystal displays (LCDs) used on laptops.

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