Supported Hardware

General Information

Laptops and mobile devices

  • Linux on Laptops: full installation notes for hundreds of laptop and notebook computers.
  • tuxmobil.org: Linux With Laptops, Notebooks, PDAs and Mobile Cell Phones. Start here for information on getting a net connection with your mobile phone.

Distribution hardware support lists

Your distribution's list is the best way to tell if a piece of hardware will work when you first install Linux. Products listed on other hardware support lists may require manual configuration or a software upgrade.

Sound hardware

  • ALSA Soundcard Matrix: the big list of what sound hardware works "out of the box" with recent versions of Linux.

Printers

Geek Guide
The DevOps Toolbox

Tools and Technologies for Scale and Reliability
by Linux Journal Editor Bill Childers

Get your free copy today

Sponsored by IBM

Webcast
8 Signs You're Beyond Cron

Scheduling Crontabs With an Enterprise Scheduler
On Demand
Moderated by Linux Journal Contributor Mike Diehl

Sign up now

Sponsored by Skybot