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A Linux installation on laptops (or notebooks) with 15.4" (Inch) WideScreen 16:10 and a dedicated resolution like WXGA/WSXGA/WUXGA may require some special tweaking of the X11 configuration file. Here are links to installation reports about Linux on this new generation of laptops. Have you written an installation guide yourself? Then please feel free to submit a new entry.



For technical details a about the X11 configuration see the XFree86 Video Timings HOWTO(http://www.tldp.org/HOWTO/XFree86-Video-Timings-HOWTO.html). To figure out a X11 ModeLine you may use tools like:

Laptop Installation Reports

ACER Aspire 1524WLMi(http://www.michelemariottini.it/Acer_1524WLMi.html)Slackware 
ACER Aspire 2001WLCi(http://home.tele2.it/tom2004/lapLinweb.html)Mandriva (Mandrake) 10.0Italian
ACER Aspire 2001WLCi(http://home.tele2.it/tom2004/laplin_en.html)Mandriva (Mandrake) 10.0 
ACER Aspire 2001WLCi [archived link]RedHat 
ACER Aspire 2001WLMi(http://okopnik.com/acer/index.html)Debian 
ACER Aspire 2001WLMi(http://members.futureprojects.info/hobala/aspire2001/Linux_on_the_Aspire_2001WLMi.html)Mandriva (Mandrake) 9.2 
ACER Aspire 2012WLMi(http://emisca.altervista.org/acer2012/)Fedora Core 2 
ACER Aspire 2012WLMi [archived link]Debian Sarge 
ACER Aspire 2012WMLi(http://linux.vandeplas.com/acer/)Novell/SuSE 9.1 
ACER Aspire 3003WLCi(http://perlguru.net/obsd/acer/)OpenBSD 3.9 
ACER Aspire 3003WLCi(http://www.linux-on-laptops.com/hosted/kubuntu-acer3003wlci.html)  NEW  KUbuntu 7.04 
ACER Aspire 3692WLMi(http://www.team-tl.livenet.pl/wiki/SlackwareAcerAspire3692)  NEW  Slackware 11.0 
ACER Aspire 5021NWLCi(http://www.fwconsult.com/acer-install/laptop-install.html)  NEW  Gentoo 
ACER Aspire 5024(http://gentoo-wiki.com/HARDWARE_Acer_Aspire_5024)  NEW  Gentoo 
ACER TravelMate 2101WLMi(http://www.mostlyharmless.nu/Acer_TravelMate_2101_WLMi_und_Debian)DebianGerman
ACER TravelMate 4001WLMi(http://www.linuxzamora.org/modules.php?op=modload&name=Sections&file=index&req=viewarticle&artid=22&page=1)DebianSpanish
ACER TravelMate 4001WLMi(http://www.uni-koblenz.de/~dbildh/Linux_On_TM4001)Debian 
ACER TravelMate 4202WLMi(http://gaston.gmxhome.de/linux/acer_travelmate_4202.html)  NEW  Mandriva (Mandrake) 2006, Novell/SuSE 10.0 
Apple PowerBook G4 15''(http://lowerca.se/laptops/)OpenBSD 
Apple PowerBook G4 15''(http://www.johnleach.co.uk/documents/powerpc)Debian 
Apple PowerBook G4 Aluminium (AlBook)(http://www.gnome-de.org/~herzi/pbook)Debian 
Apple PowerBook G4 Aluminium (AlBook) 15''(http://laera.web.cs.unibo.it/pbook.html)GentooItalian
ASUS A4764KLPNovell/SuSE 9.2 
ASUS A6K Z9200K(http://www.softhelp.it/modules.php?name=News&file=article&sid=11)Fedora Core 5 AMD64 (x86_64)Italian
ASUS A6M-Q074(http://kac.duf.hu/~balage/doksik/asus-a6m-q074.html)Gentoo 
ASUS M6700N(http://cbielke.gmxhome.de/m6700n/index.html)Novell/SuSE 9.1 
ASUS M6727NELH [archived link]  NEW  Debian 
ASUS M6727NELH [archived link]  NEW  DebianGerman
ASUS W1N (W1726NBH)(http://linux.w1n-forum.net/)Gentoo 
ASUS Z71V (aka Wortmann Terra Aura 8300, Centobil 8300, Cyber System Z71)(http://home.arcor.de/Leviathan81/z71v.html)Ubuntu 5.04 
ASUS Z71V(http://resonance.org/~josh/laptop.html)Gentoo 
Cebop TOP 900(http://www.personal.uni-jena.de/~p1woro/cebop.top900.html)Mandriva (Mandrake) 
COMPAQ Presario R3000(http://cmb.phys.cwru.edu/kisner/linux/compaq-r3000/)Debian 
COMPAQ Presario R3000Z (aka HP Pavilion ZV 5000Z)(http://www.plausible.org/r3000z/)Fedora Core 2 
COMPAQ Presario R3000Z(http://www.ifh.de/~niessen/r3000z)Novell/SuSE 9.1German
COMPAQ Presario R3120US(http://www1.uop.edu/~khughes/presario-r3120us/)Slackware 9.1 
COMPAQ Presario V6210(http://excidium.net/v6210-linux.html)  NEW  Debian 
DELL Inspiron 6000(http://www.fam-lindeman.nl/content/category/2/16/34/)  NEW  Debian 
DELL Inspiron 6000(http://www.martinhenze.de/2006/01/05/ubuntu-linux-on-dell-inspiron-6000/)Ubuntu 5.10 Breezy Badger 
DELL Inspiron 6400(http://individual.utoronto.ca/jaelle_kitty/inspiron6400/)Ubuntu Breezy 
DELL Inspiron 6400(http://wiki.ubuntu-it.org/Hardware/Notebook/DellInspiron6400)Ubuntu 7.04Italian
DELL Inspiron 8500(http://www.chrisnitkin.com/linux/Gentoo-Guide/gentoo_guide-v11.html)Gentoo 1.4 
DELL Inspiron 8500(http://www.x123.info/?menu=docs/i8500)FreeBSD 
DELL Inspiron 8500 [archived link] Novell/SuSE 8.2German
DELL Inspiron 8500(http://www.ee.surrey.ac.uk/Personal/G.Wilford/Inspiron8500/)RedHat 9.0 
DELL Inspiron 8500 [archived link]RedHat 9.0 
DELL Inspiron 8500(http://www.garshol.priv.no/download/i8500/)RedHat 9.0 
DELL Inspiron 8500(http://www.renderman.org/RMR/tal.htmld/dell_i8500/)RedHat 9.0 
DELL Inspiron 8500(http://aadis.de/blog/archives/category/laptop)Debian 
DELL Inspiron 8500(http://www.itg.uiuc.edu/~menscher/Dell_i8500+FC1.html)Fedora Core 1 
DELL Inspiron 8500(http://www.softlab.ntua.gr/~amanous/Inspiron-Linux/)Debian 
DELL Inspiron 8500(http://www.warpten.net/slackware/)Slackware 9.0 
DELL Inspiron 8600 [archived link]Debian 3.0 
DELL Inspiron 8600(http://www.gsoft.com.au/~doconnor/I8600/)FreeBSD 5.0 
DELL Inspiron 8600(http://www.geocities.com/nsupathy/Redhat_9_0_Linux_on_Dell_Inspiron_8600.html)RedHat 9.0 
DELL Inspiron 8600(http://www.koeniglich.de/dell_8600.html)RedHat 9.0 
DELL Inspiron 8600(http://floatingsun.net/articles/linux-dell-8600.html)Fedora Core 1 
DELL Inspiron 8600(http://folk.uio.no/staalep/i8600/index.html)Debian, Knoppix 
DELL Inspiron 8600(http://www.musall.de/techdocs/linux/dell/i8600linux.html)Novell/SuSE 9.0 
DELL Inspiron 8600(http://nicolas.bonifas.free.fr/inspiron/)DebianFrench
DELL Inspiron 8600 [archived link]Gentoo 
DELL Inspiron 8600(http://www.bryan-gillen.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk/linux/i8600.html)Fedora Core 2 
DELL Inspiron 8600(http://www.osnews.com/story.php?news_id=8893)Novell/SuSE 9.2 
DELL Inspiron 8600(http://www.mountaininterval.org/linux-sarge.html)  NEW  Debian 3.1 
DELL Inspiron 8600 WUXGA(http://members.westnet.com.au/rbirdman/)Fedora Core 2 
DELL Inspiron 9100(http://www.sas.upenn.edu/~baron/delli.html)Fedora Core 2 
DELL Inspiron 9100(http://www.uwaterloo.ca/~dtay/linuxLaptop.shtml)Linux from Scratch - LfS 
DELL Latitude D800(http://jutila.net/articles/d800/)Fedora 
DELL Latitude D810(http://www.lazy8.nu/delld180/DebianLinuxOnDellLattitude810laptop.html)Debian 
DELL Latitude D810(http://www.linux-user.de/ausgabe/2006/01/080-notebooks/index.html)  NEW  Novell/SuSE 10.0German
DELL Vostro 1500(http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?p=3246344)Ubuntu 7.04 
eMachines M2350(http://www.smallvue.com/EmachinesM2350.html)  NEW  Novell/SuSE 9.3 
Gateway 7405GX(http://www.pcxperience.com/WebGUI/index.pl/laptop/gateway_7405gx)  NEW  Debian 
HP Pavilion DV 1245CL(http://www.superk.org/index.php/HP_Pavilion_dv1245cl)  NEW  Debian 
HP Pavilion ZV 5000Z(http://www.fozzilinymoo.org/dispensation/zv5000z.html)Fedora Core 3 
HP Pavilion ZV 5120US [archived link]Novell/SuSE 9.1 
HP Pavilion ZV 5240CA(http://ronispc.chem.mcgill.ca/ronis/misc/zv5240ca.html)  NEW  Slackware 10.0 
HP Pavilion ZV 5320(http://www.ece.utexas.edu/~trox/zv5320.php)  NEW  Gentoo 
HP Pavilion ZX 5280US [archived link]  NEW  Slackware 10.0 
HP/COMPAQ NX7000(http://newsjpl.free.fr/linux/nx7000/index.php)Mandriva (Mandrake) 9.2French
HP/COMPAQ NX7000(http://www.utc.fr/~villegas/docs/nx7000/)RedHat 9.0, Fedora Core 1 
HP/COMPAQ NX7000 [archived link]Gentoo 
HP/COMPAQ NX7000(http://homepages.ulb.ac.be/~secollet/)Debian 
HP/COMPAQ NX7000(http://mico.de.vu/nx7000/)LinuxGerman
HP/COMPAQ NX7000(http://web.ics.purdue.edu/~akovach/nx7000)RedHat 9.0 
HP/COMPAQ NX7000(http://forums.gentoo.org/viewtopic.php?t=105524&highlight=radeon+2+6+x)Gentoo 
HP/COMPAQ NX7010(http://personal.eunet.fi/pp/joakim/nx7010.html)Fedora Core 2 
HP/COMPAQ NX9105(http://www.demirdelen.com/linux/hp_compaq_nx9105.htm)Mandriva (Mandrake) 10.0Turkish
IBM ThinkPad T61(http://carrot.hep.upenn.edu/wiki/doku.php?id=thinkpad:start)  NEW  Fedora 7 
MSI MegaBook M662(http://www.easylinux.de/Artikel/ausgabe/2007/01/) [PRINT]  NEW  Novell/SuSE SLED 10German
MSI MegaBook M662(http://fruttenboel.verhoeven272.nl/linux/mercury.html)  NEW  Slackware 11.0, Novell/SuSE 10.2 
Packard Bell EasyNote V7900(http://www.andreagozzi.com/debian_v7900.php)  NEW  Debian 
Sager NP3790(http://www.caprinae-ascendant.net/foss/linux-on-sager.php)  NEW  Debian Sarge 
Samsung R55(http://www.infodump.de/samsung-r55-linux/)  NEW  Ubuntu 6.10 
Sony VAIO PCG-TR1(http://www.afromania.org/~k-ozaki/linux/pcg-tr1/)Fedora Core 1 
Sony VAIO PCG-TR2(http://kurumi.sakura.ne.jp/~chimari/TR2/index-e.html)Fedora Core 1 
Sony VAIO PCG-TR2(http://kurumi.sakura.ne.jp/~chimari/TR2/index.html)Fedora Core 1Japanese
Systemax Neotach 3300(http://webpages.charter.net/tux/system_max.txt)Mandriva (Mandrake) 2006 AMD64 (x86_64) 
Toshiba Satellite M30-951(http://jeanpierre.de/m30/fc2/index.html)Fedora Core 2 
Toshiba Satellite M35-S359(http://qols.ph.ic.ac.uk/~ho1/linux.html)  NEW  Ubuntu 
Toshiba Satellite P10-792(http://www.kroon.co.za/howto.php?howto=toshiba_p10)  NEW  Gentoo 
Toshiba Satellite Pro M30(http://zzrough.free.fr/toshiba-m30.php)Mandriva (Mandrake) 10.0 
Toshiba Satellite Pro M30-344(http://www.marcsaric.de/index.php/SuSE_9.0_on_a_Toshiba_M30-344)Novell/SuSE 9.0 
Toshiba Satellite Pro M30-404(http://www.uni-koblenz.de/~tenshi/tosh)Gentoo 
Toshiba Satellite Pro M30-S309(http://www.bunnymechanics.com/toshiba.html)Mandriva (Mandrake) 10 
Toshiba Satellite Pro M30-841(http://www.linuxstuff.de/toshiba-m30/toshiba-m30.htm)Debian 

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