Re: [linux-audio-user] laptop advice needed

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Subject: Re: [linux-audio-user] laptop advice needed
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Date: Sun May 19 2002 - 20:15:06 EEST

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On Sunday 19 May 2002 16:59, Dave Phillips wrote:
> Greetings:
> Many thanks to all who responded to my query ! The way it looks at
> this moment I'm considering a Thinkpad 600E or higher. Refurbished
> models are quite within my budget (leaving me some $$$ for an nVidia
> GForce card for my desktop machine), but more importantly I've changed
> my expectations. I'll be quite satisfied if I can play CDs, WAV and MP3
> files, and get some some realtime output from Csound. Getting OpenGL
> support seems out of my price range, as is true for higher-grade audio.
> Given its limitations the machine is likely to be used for more text
> processing than audio processing; still, I do want working audio, and
> the reports on the TP series have been optimistic.
> Thanks again to everyone, and if anyone has more to say about the TPs
> please shout it out... :)

sure :-)

i can only give you a reccomendation as far as sound goes in the Evil OS =
;-) =20
as i havent managed to get sound configured in GNU/Linux - im so close bu=
not quite there. but i would say the sound quality is quite satisfactory,=
i've been running ProTools Free quite adequately. i'm using a tp 600E as =
mentioned before.

good luck with your search


> Best regards,
> =3D=3D Dave Phillips
> =09The Book Of Linux Music & Sound at
> =09The Linux Soundapps Site at

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