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Thinkpad T61p

Postby proxima_centauri on Thu Feb 28, 2008 8:01 pm

Just ordered a new Thinkpad T61p from Lenovo Canada :D .
Anybody here running Mint on a Thinkpad or had any good experiences running Linux on it? I hear the graphics card (Quadro FX 570M) causes minor problems, but easily fixable.
Mmm now the waiting game.
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Re: Thinkpad T61p

Postby Husse on Fri Feb 29, 2008 7:23 am

Search for Thinkpad T61p in the forum - there are several examples of it working albeit in some cases after some twist as you say
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Re: Thinkpad T61p

Postby proxima_centauri on Fri Feb 29, 2008 10:31 am

Thanks, however I wasn't looking so much for references to relevant posts concerning problems (these have already been documented enough), but rather I was looking for some general chat of personal anecdotes concerning thinkpads. (assuming a couple people in the forums running mint own a thinkpad) :D
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Re: Thinkpad T61p

Postby kevmille on Fri Feb 29, 2008 2:54 pm

I got Linux Mint running on my Thinkpad T60 (pre-Lenovo brand). Debain-based distros seems to run very well on Thinkpads. SLED/openSUSE as well too.
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Re: Thinkpad T61p

Postby proxima_centauri on Thu Apr 03, 2008 7:09 am

Grr, still haven't received the Thinkpad, ordered Feb.28th. Lenovo must have the slowest and unorganized [Canadian] shipping on the planet. :? . Over a month wait and my laptop is either still in the Canadian warehouse or lost in transit, i haven't exactly been getting straight answers. The shipping horror stories came true. :(
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