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Linux installation and configuration guides for laptops and notebooks made by Compal. Compatibility reports about running other Unix systems e.g. BSD, Solaris are welcome, too. And don't miss the resource section at the bottom, containing links to applications, tools, utilities, drivers, community portals, HOWTOs and FAQs. Have you written an installation tutorial yourself? Then please feel free to submit a new entry.



Compal ACY13(http://www.pysquared.com/compal/)Slackware 9.1 
Compal CL50 (aka WhiteBox CL50)(http://olemartin.com/compalCL50.php)Fedora Core 5 
Compal CL56(http://heim.ifi.uio.no/~krisvh/linux/cl56.html)Ubuntu 
Compal CL56 [archived link]Linux 
Compal CL56 (aka Zepto zNote 4200, ChemBook 2056, PowerNotebook 5:6, FragBook TL, LittleBit Snapper Z72) [archived link]Ubuntu 
Compal CL56(http://www-sop.inria.fr/sloop/personnel/Gurvan.Huiban/compal_cl56/linux.html)Debian 
Compal CL56(http://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Compal_CL56)ARCHlinux 
Compal CY23(http://mikegetz.com/compal/)Mandriva (Mandrake) 10.0 
Compal EDL71 (aka Aristo Smart 400, Compal DL71, ChemiBook 2071, Xpression DL71 Mecer, BOLData DL71, Trend DL71, ATOMIK Action DL71, Jetbook 9600, Crown P 10:6, (NBC-034) Tangent Shuttle 8900, RoverBook Navigator W511)(http://eko.one.pl/index.php?page=AristoSmart400)DebianPolish
Compal FL90 (VBI)(http://multi.ic.cz/pocitace/compalFL90.html)Mandriva (Mandrake) 2008Czech
Compal HEL81 (aka Marvel PC Ali-Book VBI serie 81, Olidata Tehom CW 4800, JET H8100(https://wiki.ubuntu.com/LaptopTestingTeam/CompalHEL81)Ubuntu 
Compal Jax10(http://entertainment.slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=08/12/28/0257218)Linux 
Compal IFL90 (aka Sager NP2090)(http://lddubeau.com/avaktavyam/linux-on-a-compal-ifl90/)Ubuntu 7.04 
Compal IFL90(http://tiago.estima.googlepages.com/Install_log_Linux_Fedora10.html)Novell/SuSE 10.3 AMD64 (x86_64), Fedora Core 10 
Compal IFL90+(http://eko.one.pl/index.php?page=compalfl90)DebianPolish
Compal IFL91(https://wiki.ubuntu.com/LaptopTestingTeam/CompalIFL91)Ubuntu 
Compal N30 (aka Inspiron 5000e)(http://www.envytech.co.uk/5000e/)Linux 
Compal N38W2 (M-Tech 30W)(http://www.catwhisker.org/~david/FreeBSD/laptop.html)FreeBSD 

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Applications / Drivers

Resources

Original Equipment Manufacturer - OEM

If you are looking for drivers, software and service manuals for laptops and notebooks you may sometimes find similar models branded under a different name. Especially the FCC-ID can be helpful to detect the original manufacturer.


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