[Techtalk] thinkpad opinions wanted

Michelle M michelle at murrain.net
Mon Sep 3 18:52:18 UTC 2007

Carla Schroder wrote:
> hey all,
> I have a nice older Thinkpad R32 that is a great little machine. Its only flaw 
> is the screen is not as bright as I want, so I'm thinking of getting a newer 
> Thinkpad. I like the 14" screen size because that is perfect for bed or 
> sitting on the couch. Are the newer ones brighter, like the R61 for one 
> example?

Be careful with the R60! They started shipping it with a new wireless 
chipset (Atheros) which has a bug in Ubuntu, at least (I think when I 
googled it's actually a lack of recent driver, or some such - so it 
maybe distro independent.)



Michelle Murrain
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