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ThinkPads & Linux ... like apple pie & ice cream

#1 Post by Hacker117 » Thu Sep 19, 2019 12:36 am

Have an ancient IBM G40 (3.0 GHz, 2GB RAM) and a newer Lenovo ThinkPad x130e (1.65 GHz, 8 GB RAM) that have taken very well to Linux Mint XFCE v19.2 and Linux Mint Cinnamon 64 bit v19.2 respectively.
The G40 required a D-link g,n wireless pcmcia card I found in a junk box to pull in wifi. Linux amazingly had native support for the card.
Both units running amazingly well.
Everything working.

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Re: ThinkPads & Linux ... like apple pie & ice cream

#2 Post by ajkula66 » Thu Sep 19, 2019 1:01 am

Welcome to the forum!

Great to hear that your G40 has taken kindly to Linux. Enjoy that oldie!
...Knowledge is a deadly friend when no one sets the rules...(King Crimson)

Cheers,

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