Fujitsu Lifebook AH530

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Fujitsu Lifebook AH530

Postby vq17 » Mon Apr 08, 2013 3:32 am

Hi everybody from Germany.
I am newbe to linux mint and I consider to buy new hardware. purpose: internet, office, some pics maybe movies and music.
can somebody please feed back if the above hardware is ok and compatible with mint?
thanks a lot!

Fujitsu Lifebook AH530 Notebook, Intel Pentium P6200, 2,1GHz, 4GB RAM, 500GB HDD, Intel HD, DVD

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Re: Fujitsu Lifebook AH530

Postby darethehair » Mon Apr 08, 2013 2:37 pm

My advise would be to 'live boot' LMDE (or whatever distro) on your laptop from a USB stick to directly see whether it works well or not, since there is no risk and minimal effort involved in running a test like that.

I have an old Fujitsu Lifebook myself (P2120), which runs LMDE well enough, but it is much too slow for most modern desktop environments -- so I am running it without a desktop at all right now (just command line) as a webserver. I was never able to get all the 'hardware' buttons to work with the distros that I ran on it e.g. email buttons, etc. but that didn't really bother me.
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