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I'm gonna buy a laptop I want to install ubuntu on it.

Samsung // Model: NP300E4Z-A04CL // Processor: Intel Celeron B800 1,5 GHz // Cores: 2 // Chipset: H65M // 2GB DDR3 // Video: Intel HD Graphics, integrated // WiFi: 802.11bgn

I've been searching for hours to know if everything will work! But I can't find anything about Ubuntu 12.04 running in it... I just want a fast system for my office work, skype, external screens...

Any benchmark or experience about if this laptop will work fine under Ubuntu 12.04 would be highly apreciated !!

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Finally buyed it and... It works like a charm!! I'm experiencing an ultra-fast system, no heating problems, no software problems... no problem at all!! Thanks IZX for helping me in this very good decision! PS: For everybody out there searching for a cheap but performant laptop for running ubuntu, I recomment to them this one! –  Jean-Pierre Vidal Jul 21 '12 at 5:09

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Edit: Jean-Pierre has confirmed that the laptop idea indeed work well with Ubuntu 12.04.

Yes, the laptop should probably work very well with Ubuntu 12.04.

  • The Sandy Bridge chipset (H65M) is compatible.
  • The CPU has internal Intel HD Graphics, which work great with Ubuntu without needing to install any extra drivers, etc.
  • The brand of wireless card is not known, but if it is a Broadcom card, you may have to install extra drivers provided by Ubuntu to make it work. It's a good idea to have access to a wired connection (ethernet) for this step.
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Thanks!! I was not sure at all but had a good feeling about it. I will tell you how it worked once I have the laptop. –  Jean-Pierre Vidal Jul 16 '12 at 4:30
    
@Jean-PierreVidal: please consider re-accepting this answer; I have added the updated information from your comment to it. Thanks! –  izx Jul 21 '12 at 9:00
    
Thanks to you @izx !! –  Jean-Pierre Vidal Aug 16 '12 at 21:18

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