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The power supply it self is quite small which is nice. Picture quality wise, it is really good. Apparently the install had failed to detect the video chipset correctly, and so gave me plain VGA mode. Less than 1 GB. Linux – Laptop and Netbook Having a problem installing or configuring Linux on your laptop? The time now is This is, by far, the best sound support available for this notebook.

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Under side view view larger image. One thing I observed is that the left palm area gets warmer after an hour or so.

Device Manager snapshot view larger image. Screen have Black liquid inside check in photos. Fri Mar 28, 9: Condition – – Refurbished Laptop in Good Condition. Open Office is installed.

In fact, Mandrake’s package includes a script that appears to include code to get around the problem by pcncia down the PCMCIA services, but obviously something about that code isn’t working correctly with the 2.

Device Manager snapshot view larger image Processor and Performance: But the whole point is to make it compact in the first place.


Presario no kernel pcmcia drivers loaded??

When you hold and lift the laptop on the sides the load goes on to the DVD Drive tray caddy which is very bad and could cause premature failure. Cosmetic marks to case as seen in photos plus damage to hinges and mouse pad although all still in working order. This book contains many real life examples derived from the author’s experience as a Linux system and network administrator, trainer and consultant.

I never thought I’d have to say this, but a 5GB drive may feel a bit cramped if you do a full install of both OSs. Initially I was not sure if I wanted this option, but it was a free upgrade and I can always return the laptop if it is really bothersome. Processor Type Turion 2.

Hardware Connectivity see all. The rebate and the XL’s better features nudged me into buying it.

Compaq Presario 1200

Fri Mar 28, 2: PresarioFedora 1 and Kernel 2. Unfortunately, the version included with the 2. Need help running Linux on your netbook? The power supply it self is quite small which is nice. I always hated the standard slide-out laptop optical drives.

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Physical differences include a silver lid, different display hinge configuration, and a slightly rearranged motherboard layout. This page was last edited on 21 Augustat Never bother with the prexario there usually for and the amd processor is The XL isn’t a flashy computer by the standards of early Compaq vz view larger image I was looking for presaio thin-and-light style laptop for replacement of my previous Toshiba built machine.

If I use the laptop for photo editing and some other heavy stuff I am get around 2: The XL came with two partitions: Intel Core 2 Duo.

Compaq Presario 1200 13in. Notebook/Laptop – Customized

EXE to boot Linux would get around this problem, but I’ve not looked into the matter. This is so damn frustrating.

For peace of mind we have also installed an anti-virus program.