__/ [Pekilan] on Monday 14 November 2005 21:59 \__
> Roy Schestowitz wrote:
>> ...You won't get much of that if you stick with Gentoo.
> kidding ? :-) I have to let the notebook alone for hours, while it is
> compiling :-)
>> Word on the
>> street, which is also a gross generalisation, is that Gentoo is for ricers
>> and will soon become a full-time job. Installation can be darn difficult.
> It is the only distribution that works on the HP Pavillion zv6000 or Compaq
> Presario r4000 (same motherboard). I have only (?) to fix the mouse to have
> a working graphical interface.
> The search was my last resort to skip Gentoo :-).
> But if the choice is Microsoft's XP or Gentoo, I prefer suicide (that is
> Gentoo :-).
You should try (or should have tried) Ubuntu. It is very laptop-friendly from
what I hear. HP even sell Linux laptops with Ubuntu pre-installed.
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