[LAU] questions about 'LENOVO 3000 N100'

david gnome at hawaii.rr.com
Sat Aug 18 03:07:19 EDT 2007

Dragan Noveski wrote:
> Joshua D. Boyd wrote:
>> On Fri, 2007-08-17 at 17:20 +0200, Dragan Noveski wrote:

>>> for 'lenovo 3000 n100' here:
>>> http://www.notebooksbilliger.de/product_info.php/lenovo_3000_n100_megaaktion_1024mb 

>> I have a higher end version of the same notebook at work.  It hasn't
>> been very nice to use with linux.  I can't get the firewire or wireless
>> to work.  I can't get the power modes to work nicely.  Also, the
>> construction isn't as nice as the Thinkpads, there are only two mouse
>> buttons instead of three, and the display isn't as nice.  The previous
>> work notebook was a Thinkpad R series, and it just worked perfectly.  It
>> actually got more battery life from Linux than it did on Windows.  The
>> reason I don't still have the Thinkpad R series is that it was stolen
>> >from airport luggage.
> joshua, this is exactly a feedback i wanted to have, since you are 
> directly experienced with almost the same machine!
> very much thanks for the comments - i think i will have a look at sth 
> like thinkpad-r60..

A friend who got a new computer (not laptop) had many similar problems 
(network support, etc) with a bunch of distros, including Ubuntu. His 
machine works perfectly with Fedora 7 ... just a thought.

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